Author`s response to reviews Title: adrenocortical oncocytic
Author's response to reviews
Title: adrenocortical oncocytic neoplasm presenting with cushing syndrome:
Ozlem Yersal Kabayegit ([email protected])
Dilek Soysal ([email protected])
Gonca Oruk ([email protected])
Bahar Ustaoglu ([email protected])
Umut Kosan ([email protected])
Serife Solmaz ([email protected])
Arzu Avci ([email protected])
Version: 4 Date: 21 December 2007
Author's response to reviews: see over
REVISIONS ACCORDING TO REFEREE 1:
1-The non-tumor adrenocortical gland was not atrophic. I-adosterol scintigraphy was not
3b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in the tumor was not possible, because the staining kit does
not exist in our hospital.
2-Immunostaining for synaptophysin, inhibin and pancytoceratin is attached. Figure legends
are described in detail.
3-In this case the replacement therapy for adrenal failure was necessary after adrenalectomy.
This case has been received steroids. His blood pressure normalized after surgery. This
points are added to the manuscript.
4-Ref. #2 is added.
5-Cushing syndrome is changed to Cushing’s syndrome through the manuscript
REVISIONS ACCORDING TO REFEREE 2:
1-The language is improved.
2-The pictures of the cushingoid features of the patient are included.