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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM)   SUMMER 2013 , Volume 11 , Number 3; Page(s) 195 To 198.
 
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Leksell Gamma Knife: An Effective Non Invasive Treatment For Rare Case Of Nelson’S Syndrome (Case Report)

 
 
Author(s):  Arshad Faheem*, Laway Bashirahmad, Bhat Manzoor Ahmad, Showkat Hakim Irfan, Kumar Kotwal Suman, Ahmad Mir Shahnaz
 
* DEPARTMENT OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, SHER-I-KASHMIR INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES SOURA, RESIDENT SCHOLAR ENDOCRINOLOGY, SRINAGAR, INDIA
 
Abstract: 
Nelson’s syndrome nowadays a rare entity results from an adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) –secreting pituitary adenoma in patients with refractory Cushing's disease after a therapeutic bilateral adrenal gland removal. We report a case of 25 year old female with cushing’s disease who was initially managed with medical treatment, but in view of severe persistent hyper cortisol state was subjected to bilateral adrenalectomy following which she developed Nelson’s syndrome after a gap of six years, which was difficult to diagnose because of limited investigations available. Patient was managed with stereotactic radiosurgery (gamma knife surgery).
 
Keyword(s): NELSON’S SYNDROME, CUSHING’S DISEASE, ADRENALECTOMY
 
 
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ARSHAD, F., & LAWAY, B., & BHAT, M., & SHOWKAT, H., & KUMAR KOTWAL, S., & AHMAD MIR, S. (2013). LEKSELL GAMMA KNIFE: AN EFFECTIVE NON INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR RARE CASE OF NELSON’S SYNDROME (CASE REPORT). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM), 11(3), 195-198. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=409870



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ARSHAD FAHEEM, LAWAY BASHIRAHMAD, BHAT MANZOOR AHMAD, SHOWKAT HAKIM IRFAN, KUMAR KOTWAL SUMAN, AHMAD MIR SHAHNAZ. LEKSELL GAMMA KNIFE: AN EFFECTIVE NON INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR RARE CASE OF NELSON’S SYNDROME (CASE REPORT). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM). 2013 [cited 2022August15];11(3):195-198. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=409870



IEEE: Copy

ARSHAD, F., LAWAY, B., BHAT, M., SHOWKAT, H., KUMAR KOTWAL, S., AHMAD MIR, S., 2013. LEKSELL GAMMA KNIFE: AN EFFECTIVE NON INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR RARE CASE OF NELSON’S SYNDROME (CASE REPORT). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM), [online] 11(3), pp.195-198. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=409870.



 
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