Authors: Venu Julapalli, MD; Mehnaz Shafi, MD; Jim Schwartz, MDSeries Editor: Richard Goodgame


April 19, 2004

Diagnostic Questions

What are the possible relationships between Cushing's syndrome and peptic ulcer disease in this patient?

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The endocrinologist indicated that the ACTH level in our patient was much higher than what is usually seen in pituitary tumors causing Cushing's disease. How does this affect your differential diagnosis?

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What are the most important blood tests and imaging studies for this patient?

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