Dr. Bunim: The case to be discussed this afternoon presented a difficult problem in management which obviously was not resolved. The patient was admitted with a diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and developed an unexpected and uncommon terminal complication. Dr. Daniel Federman will present the case.
Dr. Federman: This was the first admission to the Clinical Center of a 52 year old white woman who entered with the chief complaint of weakness of seven months' duration. She was referred here because of failure to respond to what was considered adequate treatment for suspected adrenal insufficiency.
A right radical mastectomy had been
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