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Journal of OncologyVolume 2009 2009, Article ID 831979, 2 pages

Case Report

Department of Medicine, Luzerner Kantonsspital, 6000 Luzern 16, Switzerland

Division of Medical Oncology, Luzerner Kantonsspital, 6000 Luzern 16, Switzerland

Received 9 July 2009; Accepted 22 December 2009

Academic Editor: Patrick Neven

Copyright © 2009 Michael Nagler et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Adrenal metastases are a common finding in metastatic lung and breast cancer. Often there are no clinical symptoms suggesting them. In this paper, we present a case of a 66-year-old man with metastatic lung cancer suffering from severe hyperkaliemia due to hypoaldosteronism as a result of bilateral adrenal metastasis.





Author: Michael Nagler, Beat Müller, Verena Briner, and Ralph Winterhalder

Source: https://www.hindawi.com/



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