Test Found Useful for Diagnosing Cushing’s During Pregnancy

Test Found Useful for Diagnosing Cushing’s During Pregnancy

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Test Found Useful for Diagnosing Cushing’s During Pregnancy

The desmopressin stimulation test can be useful to diagnose Cushing’s during pregnancy, a time when its identification may be particularly challenging due to the hormonal changes these women experience, a new case report says. The report, “Desmopressin Stimulation Test in a Pregnant Patient with Cushing’s Disease,” was published in the journal AACE Clinical Case Reports. Cushing’s disease is caused by a tumor in the pituitary gland, located in the brain. The tumor prompts the gland to…

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