Chapter 11. Virilizing Adrenal Hyperplasia: Its Treatment with Cortisone and the Nature of the Steroid Abnormalities

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Margaret P. Cameron M.A., A.B.L.S.
  1. Lawson Wilkins M.D.,
  2. A. M. Bongiovaxni M.D.,
  3. G. W. Clayton M.D.,
  4. M. M. Grumbach M.D. and
  5. J. Van Wyk M.D.

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715215.ch11

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book II of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book II of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII

How to Cite

Wilkins, L., Bongiovaxni, A. M., Clayton, G. W., Grumbach, M. M. and Van Wyk, J. (1955) Virilizing Adrenal Hyperplasia: Its Treatment with Cortisone and the Nature of the Steroid Abnormalities, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book II of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. P. Cameron), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715215.ch11

Author Information

  1. The Department of Pediatrics, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Harriet Lane Ilome, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., U.S.A.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1955

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714737

Online ISBN: 9780470715215

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Keywords:

  • diabetes mellitus;
  • adrerial cortical furict ion;
  • cerebral embolism;
  • pulmonary mbolism;
  • hypophysectomy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Results of Treatment

  • Effect of Cortisone on Somatic Growth and Development

  • Effects of Cortisone on Hypertension Occurring in Cases of Adrenal Hyperplasia

  • References

  • Discussion