AACE Clin Case Rep 2022 May-Jun;8(3):105-108. Epub 2021 Nov 26.
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, and Hormonal and Metabolic Research Unit, Excellence Center in Diabetes, Hormone and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, Bangkok, Thailand.
Objective: Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis stimulation during pregnancy complicates the investigation of Cushing's syndrome (CS). Our objective was to present the case of a pregnant patient with CS caused by a pituitary tumor in whom the desmopressin stimulation test helped in the diagnosis and led to appropriate management.
Case Report: A 27-year-old woman with 9-week gestation presented with a 2-month history of proximal myopathy. Read More