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A 10-year-old obese boy has central fat distribution, arrested growth, hypertension...

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asked May 18, 2014 in Pediatrics by Rajesh Bahara

A 10-year-old obese boy has central fat distribution, arrested growth, hypertension, plethora, purple striae, and osteoporosis. Which of the fol- lowing disorders is most likely to be responsible for the clinical picture that this boy presents?

a. Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia

b. Adrenal adenoma

c. Adrenal carcinoma

d. Craniopharyngioma

e. Ectopic adrenocorticotropin-producing tumor

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a. Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia
answered May 18, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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