Nelson, Don H.

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Don H., U.S. internist, 1925–.
Nelson syndrome - hyperpigmentation, third nerve damage, and enlarging sella turcica caused by pituitary adenomas that become symptomatic following adrenalectomy. Synonym(s): postadrenalectomy syndrome
Nelson tumor - a pituitary tumor causing the symptoms of Nelson syndrome.
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