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7-44. A 10-year-old obese boy has central fat distribution, arrested growth, hypertension, plethora, purple striae, and osteoporosis. Which of the following 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

7-45. Appropriate initial management of this patient is a. Measurement of evening Cortisol levels b. MRI of the adrenals c. Bilateral inferior petrosal blood sampling d. MRI of the brain and pituitary e. Adrenal scintigraphy with radio-cholesterol

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