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Bilaterale Nebennierenhamorrhagie nach vorderer tiefer Rektumresektion. Fallbericht mit Literaturubersicht

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Published in Der Chirurg. 2002, vol. 73, no. 6, p. 628-32
Abstract Adrenal insufficiency due to bilateral adrenal hemorrhage is a rare but potentially life-threatening postoperative complication. The difficulty lies in making a timely diagnosis, as the symptoms are often unspecific and similar to those presented by other, more common postoperative complications. We report the case of a 71-year-old patient presenting bilateral adrenal hemorrhage following an otherwise uncomplicated low anterior rectum resection for a villous adenoma of the middle rectum.
Keywords Adenoma, Villous/surgeryAdrenal Gland Diseases/diagnosis/etiologyAdrenal Insufficiency/diagnosis/etiologyAgedDiagnosis, DifferentialHemorrhage/diagnosis/etiologyHumansHydrocortisone/bloodMalePostoperative Complications/diagnosis/etiologyRectal Neoplasms/surgeryTomography, X-Ray Computed
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SCHEIWILLER, Andréas, MOREL, Philippe, SORAVIA, Claudio. Bilaterale Nebennierenhamorrhagie nach vorderer tiefer Rektumresektion. Fallbericht mit Literaturubersicht. In: Der Chirurg, 2002, vol. 73, n° 6, p. 628-32. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:46867

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