Other Cushing Syndrome FAQs

Basic information for topics such as “What is it?” is available in the About Cushing Syndrome section. Answers to other frequently asked questions (FAQs) specific to Cushing syndrome are in this section.


  1. Abraham, M. R., & Smith, C. V. (n.d.). Adrenal disease and pregnancy: Cushing syndrome. Retrieved March 13, 2017, from http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/127772-overview#a6 
  2. Pickard, J., Jochen, A. L., Sadur, C. N., & Hofeldt, F. D. (1990). Cushing’s syndrome in pregnancy. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey, 45(2), 87–93. Retrieved April 9, 2019, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2405312
  3. Lindsay, J. R., Jonklaas, J., Oldfield, E. H., & Nieman, L. K. (2005). Cushing’s syndrome during pregnancy: Personal experience and review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 90(5), 3077–3083. Retrieved April 9, 2019, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15705919
  4. Ezzat, S., Asa, S. L., Couldwell, W. T., Barr, C. E., Dodge, W. E., Vance M. L., & McCutcheon, I. E. (2004). The prevalence of pituitary adenomas: A systematic review. Cancer, 101(3), 613–619. Retrieved April 9, 2019, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15274075
  5. Nieman, L. K., & Ilias, I. (2005). Evaluation and treatment of Cushing’s syndrome. Journal of American Medicine, 118(12), 1340–1346. Retrieved April 9, 2019, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16378774
  6. Biddie, S. C., Conway-Campbell, B. L, & Lightman, S. L. (2012). Dynamic regulation of glucocorticoid signalling in health and disease. Rheumatology, 51(3), 403–412. Retrieved May 19, 2012, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3281495
  7. Klibansky, A. (n.d.). Pregnancy after cure of Cushing’s disease. Retrieved March 13, 2017, from https://csrf.net/doctors-articles/reproductive-issues/pregnancy-after-cure-of-cushings-disease/ 
  8. Jequier, A. M. (2011). Male infertility: A clinical guide, 2nd ed. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved March 13, 2017, from http://books.google.com/books?id=DQL0YC79uCMC&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188&dq=male+infertility+causes+and+treatment+Cushing&source=bl&ots=k1Ah5tVJC7&sig=WJR4N0wUawlh0Rant31QMPq6ufs&hl=en&sa=X&ei=hGe5T-LrHYSX6AHgrvmzCw&ved=0CGoQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=male%20infertility%20causes%20and%20treatment%20Cushing&f=false 
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