Gastroenterologists who are members of an EoE consortia are much more likely to routinely screen for adrenal insufficiency in children with eosinophilic esophagitis who are being treated with topical corticosteroids.
No reference criteria can definitively distinguish patients with primary aldosteronism and subclinical Cushing syndrome from those with these conditions alone.
Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas may be an important cause of secondary osteoporosis.
A significantly lower hair cortisol concentration was observed in patients with asthma compared with healthy controls, suggesting that this measurement may be used to detect individuals at risk for hypocortisolism.
According to results of the phase 3 SONICS trial, levoketoconazole is a safe and effective treatment option for patients with Cushing syndrome.
Researchers examined sex differences in clinical presentation and patient outcomes in ACTH-dependent Cushing syndrome.
Glucocorticoid replacement therapy is associated with an increase in serum levels of adiponectin and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Measuring cortisol levels at 15 and 60 minutes in addition to the standard 30 minutes can reduce false positives in standard low-dose ACTH stimulation testing with cosyntropin.
Clinicians should periodically assess patients after transsphenoidal adenomectomy given that recovery of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis can occur as late as 12 months postsurgery.
Patients with AMH without pheochromocytoma had milder symptoms compared with patients with pheochromocytoma only.
Nonfunctioning adrenal tumors (NFATs) or adenomas causing mild autonomous cortisol excess (MACE) rarely show clinically relevant changes in size or hormone function.