The limited value of the desmopressin test in the diagnostic approach to Cushing's syndrome.

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OBJECTIVE The desmopressin test is generally regarded as an alternative to the CRH test but it is unclear whether desmopressin is as effective as CRH in the differential diagnosis of ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome. However, a precise assessment of the operating characteristics of the desmopressin test in comparison with the CRH test has not been reported… (More)

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