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Sudden death due to isolated adrenal tuberculosis.
  1. S. Ward,
  2. C. C. Evans


    A 65 year old man admitted to hospital for investigation of pleural thickening was found to have carcinoma of the prostate with metastases. Before investigations were completed the patient collapsed unexpectedly with hypotension. A post mortem examination revealed tuberculosis of both adrenal glands without evidence of tuberculosis in any other organ.

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