Diagnosis and complications of Cushing's syndrome: a consensus statement.

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ancona, 60100 Ancona, Italy.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &amp Metabolism (Impact Factor: 6.31). 01/2004; 88(12):5593-602. DOI: 10.1210/jc.2003-030871
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ABSTRACT In October 2002, a workshop was held in Ancona, Italy, to reach a Consensus on the management of Cushing's syndrome. The workshop was organized by the University of Ancona and sponsored by the Pituitary Society, the European Neuroendocrine Association, and the Italian Society of Endocrinology. Invited international participants included almost 50 leading endocrinologists with specific expertise in the management of Cushing's syndrome. The consensus statement on diagnostic criteria and the diagnosis and treatment of complications of this syndrome reached at the workshop is hereby summarized.

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