Cushing’s in Woman With Pituitary Tumor Tied to Low Blood Potassium

Cushing’s in Woman With Pituitary Tumor Tied to Low Blood Potassium

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Cushing’s in Woman With Pituitary Tumor Tied to Low Blood Potassium

Cushing’s disease may occur secondary to a large pituitary tumor and, in rare cases, cause potassium levels in the blood to be persistently low, a recent case report highlighted. According to its authors, this case serves as a reminder that doctors should suspect Cushing’s when potassium levels remain low despite treatment. The case study, “Refractory hypokalaemia and hypertension with metabolic alkalosis: an acute presentation of Cushing’s disease secondary to a pituitary macroadenoma,” was published in…

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