ea0028p317 | Steroids | SFEBES2012
, Chakraborti Indira
, Aylwin Simon
, Schulte Klaus-Martin
, Taylor Norman
Objective: Mitotane (o,pDDD) is an effective adrenolytic agent for treatment of advanced adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC). Suppression of cortisol biosynthesis, including inhibition of 11β-hydroxylation, has been described. Decreased cortisol bioavailability is indicated by increased dose requirement for hydrocortisone replacement during mitotane treatment. Urinary excretion of common cortisol metabolites (CM) has been reported to be normal but with increase of 6β...