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Dexamethasone Infusion Testing in the Diagnosis of Cushings Syndrome

Tran, Huy Anh; Petrovsky, Nikolai

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Cushing's syndrome and its various aetiologies is a markedly difficult diagnosis to make given its subtle signs, sometime cyclical nature, and the lack of a single definitive diagnostic test. Although a great variety of diagnostic tests have been developed to assist in the diagnosis, even with the best clinical acumen, biochemistry and medical imaging the diagnosis can remain elusive. The long low and high dose oral dexamethasone suppression test is cumbersome, costly and often requiring an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84865
Source: Endocrine Journal
DOI: 10.1507/endocrj.52.103

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