We report two patients in whom pheochromocytoma was treated by subtotal adrenalectomy leaving a rim of vascularized cortical tissue in situ. Both patients are doing well without cortisol supplementation although they have subnormal cortisol responses to ACTH stimulation.
Hamberger, Bertil; Telenius-Berg, Margareta; Cedermark, Bjorn; Grondal, Staffan; Hansson, Bengt-Goran; and Werner, Sigbritt
"Subtotal Adrenalectomy in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 35
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