Patient with Cushing’s Disease experiences rapid recovery and dramatic symptom relief from retroperitoneal bilateral adrenalectomy.
Cleveland Clinic’s first total face transplant recipient also faced substantial endocrinological challenges, including pituitary gland dysfunction and diabetes insipidus. Chairman Laurence Kennedy, MD, FRCP, explains how his endocrinology team ensured a good outcome.
Left untreated, Cushing disease can have serious consequences resulting in early death. Laurence Kennedy, MD, Chair of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, talks diagnosis and treatment.
Maternal hypoparathyroidism may change during pregnancy, illustrating the importance of monitoring serum calcium closely in these patients to prevent hypercalcemia.
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Mifepristone is the first drug to provide significant biochemical improvement in Cushing’s syndrome — and patients are noticing.