Intraocular pressure in patients with Cushing's disease

  title={Intraocular pressure in patients with Cushing's disease},
  author={Jost Bruno Jonas and Oliver Huschle and Gerhard Koniszewski and Michael Buchfelder and Rudolf Fahlbusch},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
Externally applied corticosteroids increase the intraocular pressure in one-third of the general population. We evaluated the intraocular pressure in 62 patients with endogenously elevated serum cortisol levels due to hypothalamic pituitary-dependent Cushing's disease. All patients underwent transphenoidal microsurgical sella exploration within 4 years after the onset of subjective symptoms. The intraocular pressure (preoperative mean, 14.9 ± 3.5 mm Hg) exceeded 21 mm Hg in four eyes before… CONTINUE READING
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