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Case Reports in Endocrinology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 503290, 4 pages
Adrenal Incidentalomas with Supraphysiologic Response to ACTH Stimulus: A Case Report
1SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1205, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
2VA Medical Center, 800 Poly Place, New York, NY 11209, USA
Received 7 August 2012; Accepted 20 September 2012
Academic Editors: I. Broom, C. Capella, and T. Konrad
Copyright © 2012 Marianna Antonopoulou and Asya Perelstein. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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