Cushing's syndrome: Stepwise approach to diagnosis

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Anurag R Lila; Vijaya Sarathi; Varsha S Jagtap; Tushar Bandgar; Padmavathy Menon; Nalini S Shah;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, volume 15, issue Suppl4, pages S317-S321 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3230095, doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.86974
  • Subject: dexamethasone suppression tests | hypercortisolism | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Review Article | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | Cushing's syndrome | salivary cortisol | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Cushing′s syndrome | urinary free cortisol

The projected prevalence of Cushing′s syndrome (CS) inclusive of subclinical cases in the adult population ranges from 0.2-2% and it may no longer be considered as an orphan disease (2-3 cases/million/year). The recognition of CS by physicians is important for early dia... View more
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