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Mohammadi S M, Malekzadeh G. A Case of Adrenocorticotropin -Independent Macronodular Adrenal Hyperplasia (AIMAH)- A Case Report. IJDO 2019; 11 (1) :76-78
URL: http://ijdo.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-469-en.html
Endocrinologist, Internal Medicine Department of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
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The case-report is about a 47 year old woman with adrenocorticotropin-independent macronudular adrenal hyperplasia (AIMAH), with is a rare cause of endogenous Cushing’s syndrome.
Urin free cortisol (UFC) and cortisol of 8AM were elevated along with the suppressed level of ACTH. Abdominal CT scan showed macronodules in both adrenals .The patient underwent left adrenalectomy and pathological data confirmed the diagnosis. The patient has been inhormon replacement therapy after surgery.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/08/28 | Accepted: 2019/08/28 | Published: 2019/08/28

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