Surgery: Current Research

Surgery: Current Research
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Benda Arcos-Vera

Benda Arcos-Vera
Department of General Surgery, Medical Center ISSEMYM Toluca,

  • Case Report
    Cushing's Syndrome Secondary to Adrenal Tumor in an 11-month-old Infant: Report of a Case
    Author(s): Benda Arcos-Vera and Jose Cruz Ubias-OsorioBenda Arcos-Vera and Jose Cruz Ubias-Osorio

    Cushing's Syndrome (CS) is rare in children and adolescents (10%). It is classified as exogenous and endogenous; dependent ACTH or independent ACTH, the latter with an incidence of 2 to 4 cases per million inhabitants per year; having its origin in tumors of the adrenal gland, which are rare in children. Clinical case: 11-month-old male infant who attended a medical consultation for 5 days due to obesity, physical examination showed virilization data, high blood pressure, laboratory studies with elevated morning cortisol and normal ACTH, suspecting independent ACTH Cushing's syndrome, a simple abdominal CT was requested with evidence of adrenal gland dependent tumor of approximately 3.3 cm × 4 cm, so surgical management of right suprarenalectomy was decided, with postoperative admission to intensive therapy, being withdrawn on the 13th day of hospital stay. His.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-1076.19.9.322

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