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Severe Obesity Confounds the Interpretation of Low-Dose Dexamethasone Test Combined with the Administration of Ovine Corticotrophin-Releasing Hormone in Childhood Cushing Syndrome

By Dalia L. Batista, Nikos Courcoutsakis, Jehan Riar, Margaret F. Keil and Constantine A. Stratakis

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Context: Suppression of cortisol secretion with a low-dose dexamethasone (Dex) followed by the administration of ovine CRH (Dex-oCRH) is used in the evaluation of adults with a pseudo-Cushing syndrome state (PCSS) vs. Cushing syndrome (CS)

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Publisher: The Endocrine Society
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