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A rare case of spontaneous Cushing disease remission induced by pituitary apoplexy

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Souteiro, P., Belo, S. & Carvalho, D. A rare case of spontaneous Cushing disease remission induced by pituitary apoplexy. J Endocrinol Invest 40, 555–556 (2017).

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  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
  • Pituitary Apoplexy
  • Morning Cortisol
  • Central Nervous System Symptom