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Cushing Syndrome (cont.)

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Persons with endogenous Cushing's syndrome who undergo surgical removal of pituitary, adrenal, or ectopic tumors should receive stress doses of corticosteroid in the intraoperative and immediate postoperative period.

In the event of damage to the pituitary gland or removal of both adrenal glands, lifelong corticosteroid replacement is necessary.

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