Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Mar 15:101521. Epub 2021 Mar 15.
Institute of Metabolism and System Research, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom; Centre of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Birmingham Health Partners, Birmingham, United Kingdom; Department of Endocrinology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Electronic address:
Endogenous Cushing's syndrome (CS) is a rare endocrine disorder characterised by excess cortisol secretion due to either ACTH-dependent conditions [commonly an ACTH-producing pituitary adenoma (Cushing's disease)] or ACTH-independent causes (with most common aetiology being a benign adrenal adenoma). Overall, the annual incidence of CS ranges between 1.8 and 3. Read More