Subclinical Hypercorticism: the Necessity of Diagnostic Search

А.N. Kvacheniuk, L.А. Lutsenko

Abstract


Considering certain difficulties in subclinical hypercorticism diagnosis, the object of this work is to focus attention of doctors in different areas on the necessity of thorough examination of patients with pathological conditions that may be the manifestation of Cushing’s syndrome (arterial hypertension, obesity, impaired carbohydrate metabolism and osteoporosis). The laboratory diagnosis is the instrument for early subclinical hypercorticism detection.


Keywords


hypercorticism; obesity; diabetes mellitus; arterial hypertension; saliva cortisol.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0721.1.73.2016.71106

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