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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical findings

From: Successful treatment for adrenocorticotropic hormone-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia with laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a case series

Case Age Gender Body mass index (kg/m2) Size of adrenal gland
(L/R, cm)
Cushing’s symptoms Serum cortisol (μg/dL) (basal values: 5.3 to 11.0) Plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone (pg/mL) (normal values: 7.2 to 63.3)
       At 8 a.m. At 11 p.m.  
1 56 F 21.2 6.5/5.5 + 21.5 20.4 <5.0
2 37 M 26.6 10.5/8.5 + 34.1 28.7 <5.0
3 80 F 21.7 4.0/3.5 + 14.2 16.2 <5.0
4 66 M 29.6 6.0/8.5 - 10.4 10.7 <5.0