Nelson syndrome

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Nel·son syn·drome

(nel'sŏn),
a syndrome of hyperpigmentation, third cranial nerve damage, and enlarging sella turcica caused by pituitary adenomas presumably present before adrenalectomy for Cushing syndrome but enlarging and symptomatic afterward.
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Nelson syndrome

(nĕl′sən)
n.
A syndrome caused by rapid growth of a pituitary tumor after bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing disease, marked by hyperpigmentation of the skin, headaches, and vision disturbances.
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Nel·son syn·drome

(nel'sŏn sin'drōm)
A syndrome of hyperpigmentation, third nerve damage, and enlarging sella turcica caused by pituitary adenomas presumably present before adrenalectomy for Cushing syndrome but enlarging and symptomatic afterward.
Synonym(s): postadrenalectomy syndrome.
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Nelson,

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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Nel·son syn·drome

(nel'sŏn sin'drōm)
Disorder of hyperpigmentation, third cranial nerve damage, and enlarging sella turcica caused by pituitary adenomas presumably present before adrenalectomy for Cushing syndrome.
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