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Case Rep Oncol Med. 2011;2011:326815. doi: 10.1155/2011/326815. Epub 2011 Nov 22.

Adrenal Failure due to Adrenal Metastasis of Lung Cancer: A Case Report.

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  • 1Serviço de Medicina Interna, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350, Sala 700, 90035-903, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

Abstract

We report a case of a patient with adrenal failure due to bilateral adrenal metastasis of lung cancer. This is a rare presentation of lung cancer. We review the differential diagnosis of weight loss and how to make diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency.

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