Combined ovarian and adrenal venous sampling in the localization of ACTH-independent ectopic Cushing's syndrome.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2017 Nov 16. Epub 2017 Nov 16.
Department of Endocrinology, Endocrine Key Laboratory of Ministry of Health, Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (CAMS & PUMC), Beijing, 100730, China.
Context: Cushing's syndrome is rarely caused by the secretion of cortisol from the ovarian tumors. It is important to determine whether the ovarian tumor is capable of secreting cortisol or not in clinical decision making. Selective ovarian and adrenal venous sampling has not been reported previously in the localization of ACTH-independent ectopic Cushing's syndrome. Read More