Cushing's syndrome and pregnancy: aetiologies and prognosis in twenty-two patients.


OBJECTIVE The association of an active Cushing's syndrome and pregnancy is a rare event which raises specific diagnostic difficulties and bears poor maternal and foetal prognoses. We report our series of 22 patients. PATIENTS Age range was 19-34 (mean +/- SEM = 27.3 +/- 1.5) the onset of hypercorticism occurred before the pregnancy (n = 2), during the… (More)