Published in Hospital Law Weekly, November 8th, 2007
"A 39-year-old woman with a history of Graves disease on methimazole presented with a 100-pound weight gain over 12 months. Biochemical evaluation revealed Cushing disease, and she underwent an uncomplicated trans-sphenoidal pituitary adenomectomy surgery. Seven weeks after operation, she presented with an adrenal crisis, despite taking 30 mg of hydrocortisone daily, as a...
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