Interdisciplinary problems: Cushing’s syndrome

Authors

  • О. В. Рыкова Medical Laboratory «Synevo», Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18370/2309-4117.2013.14.82-89

Keywords:

Clinical Practice, Endocrine Society, Cuching’s syndrome, diagnostics, cortisol

Abstract

The article is an overview of the key provisions of the Guidelines for the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome, developed by the Society for Endocrinology United States (2008).
After excluding exogenous glucocorticoid use, this guide recommends testing for Cushing’s syndrome in patients with multiple and progressive features compatible with the syndrome, and patients with adrenal incidentaloma. It is recommend initial use of one test with high diagnostic accuracy (urine cortisol, late night salivary cortisol, 1 mg overnight or 2 mg 48-h dexamethasone suppression test).

Author Biography

О. В. Рыкова, Medical Laboratory «Synevo»

Head of the clinical direction of laboratory diagnosis

Published

2013-11-12

How to Cite

Рыкова, О. В. (2013). Interdisciplinary problems: Cushing’s syndrome. REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, (14), 82–89. https://doi.org/10.18370/2309-4117.2013.14.82-89

Issue

Section

Endocrinology

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