Diagnosis

Diagnosis of Cushing’s Syndrome can be difficult with non-specific and varying symptoms seen among patients. This section will support you by providing information on diagnosis and how to differentiate between causal factors. A wide range of tests are discussed, used to gradually hone in on the specific cause of that particular case of Cushing's syndrome, such as the 24-hour urinary free cortisol test, the late-night salivary cortisol test, MRI/CT scans and the desmopressin test.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Clinical signs and symptoms prompt a series of tests, which are outlined here, to provide an initial diagnosis of Cushing's Syndrome.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis

Blood tests, MRI and CT scans combined are used to differentiate the CS diagnosis to better understand the cause of the condition. Explore a comprehensive list explaining these investigations here.