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Nelson's Syndrome and Behavioural Changes Reversed by Selective Adenomectomy

  • Helen M. Buckler (a1), Hugh Freeman (a1), M. C. P. Chetty (a2) and D. C. Anderson (a3)

A man with Nelson's syndrome developed severe associated behavioural and psychiatric problems, which completely resolved following selective resection of his pituitary tumour. It is postulated that ACTH, β-endorphin, or related peptides may have caused these problems.

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Nelson's Syndrome and Behavioural Changes Reversed by Selective Adenomectomy

  • Helen M. Buckler (a1), Hugh Freeman (a1), M. C. P. Chetty (a2) and D. C. Anderson (a3)
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