Cushing Syndrome Testing Algorithm
INDICATIONS FOR ...
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Cushing Syndrome Testing Algorithm
INDICATIONS FOR TESTING:
 • Suspected Cushing syndrome (central obesity, muscle weakness, refractory hypertension)
Testing:
 • Cortisol, Free Urine
 • Cortisol, Saliva
 • Low dose dexamethasone suppression test (DST) protocol:
    - 1 mg dexamethasone PO (taken between 11 pm and midnight)
    - Then measure at 8 am the following morning: Cortisol, Serum (or Cortisol Urine Free by LC-MS/MS)
 • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
 • MRI of adrenal glands, pituitary gland

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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