Approach to the patient with possible Cushing's syndrome.

  title={Approach to the patient with possible Cushing's syndrome.},
  author={Marco Boscaro and Giorgio Arnaldi},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={94 9},
Clinical decision making for patients with suspect hypercortisolism involves a complex diagnostic assessment. Cushing's syndrome remains one of the most challenging endocrine pathologies. Most clinical features overlap with those of common diseases found in the general population, and some patients have an atypical clinical presentation with only isolated symptoms. Recently, several studies have suggested that the prevalence of Cushing's syndrome is higher than previously thought. Therefore… CONTINUE READING