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Mild Cases of Cushing's Syndrome Present Diagnostic Challenges

Mild Cases of Cushing's Syndrome Present Diagnostic Challenges

As a result of overlapping features with various other conditions, milder cases of Cushing's syndrome present diagnostic challenges and may require careful observation as well as biochemical and imaging tests.

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New Research Highlights Possible Genetic Cause of Cushing's Disease

New Research Highlights Possible Genetic Cause of Cushing's Disease

The analysis led to the identification of 4 potentially pathogenic missense variants in CABLES1.

Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines Released

Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines Released

Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea should be diagnosed by exclusion.

Pediatric Endocrine Society Provides Guidance for Growth Hormone Use in Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Endocrine Society Provides Guidance for Growth Hormone Use in Pediatric Patients

The guidelines focused on idiopathic short stature, growth hormone deficiency, and primary IGF-I deficiency.

Growth Hormone Plus Aromatase Inhibitor in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Growth Hormone Plus Aromatase Inhibitor in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

A case report suggested that combination therapy with growth hormone and anastrozole may improve final height in congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

Study Identifies Major Risk Locus for Addison's Disease

Study Identifies Major Risk Locus for Addison's Disease

BACH2 is a major risk locus for Addison's disease, according to a study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine.

Higher Rate of Addison's Disease Seen in Patients Born in Winter Months

Higher Rate of Addison's Disease Seen in Patients Born in Winter Months

In the United Kingdom, rates of the disease were highest for those born in December, while in Poland, rates were highest for those born in January.

Diabetes Risk Higher With 'Nonfunctional' Adrenal Tumors

Diabetes Risk Higher With 'Nonfunctional' Adrenal Tumors

Patients with nonfunctional adrenal tumors have a nearly 2-fold increased risk for diabetes.

New Recommendations Intend to Increase Screening for Primary Aldosteronism

New Recommendations Intend to Increase Screening for Primary Aldosteronism

Updated recommendations from the Endocrine Society revise aldosteronism screening guidelines.

Case Report Describes Cushing's Syndrome in Infant Treated With Ophthalmic Steroid

Case Report Describes Cushing's Syndrome in Infant Treated With Ophthalmic Steroid

Four-month-old developed iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome after 6 weeks of intranasal dexamethasone ophthalmic solution.

Acute Ozone Exposure Increased Stress Hormone, Altered Lipid Metabolism

Acute Ozone Exposure Increased Stress Hormone, Altered Lipid Metabolism

Acute ozone exposure increases stress hormones and causes alterations in peripheral lipid metabolism in humans.

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