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Title: Cushing症候群を呈した副腎皮質癌の1例
Authors: 菅野, 理  KAKEN_name
沼沢, 和夫  KAKEN_name
川村, 俊三  KAKEN_name
Author's alias: Sugano, Osamu
Numasawa, Kazuo
Kawamura, Shunzo
Issue Date: May-1982
Publisher: 泌尿器科紀要刊行会
Journal title: 泌尿器科紀要
Volume: 28
Issue: 5
Start page: 545
End page: 551
Abstract: We report a case of adrenal cortical carcinoma presenting signs of Cushing's syndrome. The patient was a 56-year-old housewife. She was hospitalized on November 14, 1979, with the chief complaints of headache, obesity, and hypertension. She had had these chief complaints for two years, but had not received any treatment. No evident findings of distant metastasis were obtained by the preoperative examination. The patient received left adrenalectomy on December 10, 1979. Histologically, the case was carcinoma of the adrenal cortex composed of clear cells and compact cells, and had advanced to stage 3. Six months later, o,p' -DDD was administered to treat the recurrence and metastasis of the cancer. Therapy was ineffective, and the patient died on February 2, 1981. At present, o,p'-DDD is used only in inoperable cases. It seemg necessary, however, to investigate its value as a rneans of preventing recurrence.
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