Nephrolithiasis in Cushing's disease: prevalence, etiopathogenesis, and modification after disease cure.

@article{Faggiano2003NephrolithiasisIC,
  title={Nephrolithiasis in Cushing's disease: prevalence, etiopathogenesis, and modification after disease cure.},
  author={Antongiulio Faggiano and Rosario Pivonello and Daniela Melis and Mariagiovanna Filippella and Carolina Di Somma and Mario Petretta and Gaetano Lombardi and Annamaria Colao},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={2076-80}
}
The pathogenesis of nephrolithiasis in Cushing's syndrome is still not completely clarified. The current study aimed at investigating prevalence of nephrolithiasis and role of different lithogenic factors in Cushing's disease (CD). Forty-six CD patients (24 with active and 22 with cured disease) and 46 sex- and age-matched controls entered the study. Body mass index, blood pressure, fasting glucose and insulin, serum and urinary creatinine, urea, uric acid, electrolytes, and cystine, urinary… CONTINUE READING
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