Spontaneous remission of cushing syndrome after termination of pregnancy

Eugenio Reschini, G. Giustina, P. G. Crosignani, A. D'Alberton

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A 27-year-old woman developed Cushing syndrome during pregnancy. The course of pregnancy was characterized by abnormally low urine and plasma estrogen levels despite the presence of a living fetus. The signs and symptoms of Cushing syndrome disappeared spontaneously within 2 months after delivery. Hormonal studies, however, suggested the presence of an adrenal tumor. An adrenocortical adenoma was found at surgery and removed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)598-602
Number of pages5
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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