Message Number: YG5542 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-07-15 19:03:00 UTC
Subject: Re: one post adrenal, one on the way?

In a message dated 07/13/01 8:26:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

Now I am
seeing that his cagemate, Lucy, is starting to thin at
the nape of her neck the way Toby did! I can see the
wrinkles of her nape the way I first noticed Toby. Am
I losing my mind, or could this be happening again;
and to his cagemate? Are there any studies on this?
Also, Lucy has insulinoma; if she is adrenal, what
complications can the surgery do?

Certainly his cagemate can develop it too, but whether it's because
cage mates is doubtful. More likely it's just coincidental timing.
From my
point of view, insulinoma as well just makes surgery more and more
the right
choice, as my preferred method of treatment for both disease is
surgery if at
all possible. Complications should be minimal in an experienced

Dr. Ruth
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