Cushing's Syndrome

Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-448-7 (Print) 978-1-60327-449-4 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-20

    Physiology and Pathophysiology of the HPA Axis

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    Pages 21-29

    Etiologies of Cushing’s Syndrome

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    Pages 31-40

    Pathogenesis of Corticotropic Tumors

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    Pages 41-52

    Pathogenesis of Adrenocortical Tumors

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    Pages 53-64

    Clinical Features of Cushing’s Syndrome

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    Pages 65-78

    Laboratorial Diagnosis of Cushing’s Syndrome: Differential Diagnosis with Pseudo Cushing’s Conditions as Obesity, Alcoholism and Depression

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    Pages 79-89

    Laboratorial Diagnosis of Cushing’s Syndrome: Differential Diagnosis Among the Different Causes of ACTH-Dependent and ACTH-Independent Cushing’s Syndrome

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    Pages 91-103

    Imaging for the Differential Diagnosis of Cushing’s Syndrome: MRI, CT, and Isotopic Scanning

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    Pages 105-119

    Inferior Petrosal Sampling for the Differential Diagnosis of ACTH-Dependent Cushing’s Syndrome

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    Pages 121-129

    The Surgical Management of Cushing’s Disease

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    Pages 131-137

    Adrenal-Directed Treatment Options for Cushing’s Disease

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    Pages 139-149

    Radiation Therapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Cushing’s Disease

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    Pages 151-162

    Medical Management of Cushing’s Syndrome

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    Pages 163-176

    ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome: Clinical and Diagnostic Aspects, and Treatment Approaches for Ectopic Cushing’s Syndrome

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    Pages 177-187

    Revisiting the Nelson’s Syndrome: Corticotroph Tumor Progression After Bilateral Adrenalectomy in Cushing’s Disease

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    Pages 189-208

    ACTH-Independent Cushing’s Syndrome: Adrenocortical Tumors

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    Pages 209-224

    ACTH-Independent Cushing’s Syndrome: Bilateral Macronodular Hyperplasia

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    Pages 225-234

    ACTH-Independent Cushing’s Syndrome: Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenal Disease in the Context of Carney’s Complex

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    Pages 235-248

    Glucocorticoid Resistance

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    Pages 249-258

    Post-operative Replacement and Assessment of HPA Axis Recovery in Cushing’s Syndrome

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