STEPHEN J. BERTE
In this report a study is made of spontaneous adrenal hemorrhage only in the adult. Direct causes of hemorrhage, such as local infection, septicemia, neoplasm and trauma, have been eliminated. Using this criterion, a review of the literature uncovered 22 cases previously reported, to which the two new cases herein described are added. The 24 cases are listed in table 1.
Case 1. A 58 year old white female was admitted to the hospital in March, 1950. She had been asymptomatic except for a history of hypertension for several years and a mild, nonproductive cough for a few
BERTE SJ. SPONTANEOUS ADRENAL HEMORRHAGE IN THE ADULT: LITERATURE REVIEW AND REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;38:28–37. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-1-28
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(1):28-37.
Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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