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Blood cortisol(8am.) in range but >5mcg/dl.acth in range but >15pg/ml.many symptoms of cushing's syndrome.should i need other exams?thanks

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Dr. Philip Kern answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

Cushings: I am not sure how to interpret what you provided. Just a plain cortisol and ACTH will not diagnose Cushing's. Here is a website that explains some of the testing: https://csrf.net/understanding-cushings/diagnostic-testing/

Answered 11/7/2016

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