The medical management of Cushing's syndrome during pregnancy.

@article{Lim2013TheMM,
  title={The medical management of Cushing's syndrome during pregnancy.},
  author={Wei How Lim and David James Torpy and William S Jeffries},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={168 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
Cushing's syndrome during pregnancy is a rare metabolic condition that is associated with high maternal and foetal morbidity. Clinical symptoms may mimic those of normal pregnancy. A diagnosis is best made based on clinical presentation, laboratory and imaging findings as well as a high index of suspicion. Medical management with anti-steroidogenic agents such as metyrapone has been shown to be effective, but surgery is usually the recommended treatment option. Its main limitation is optimal… CONTINUE READING

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