Cushing Syndrome/Disease

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Excess of natural steroids in the blood, most commonly due to a benign tumour of the pituitary gland. Leads to high blood pressure, weight gain and diabetes, amongst others.

Guidance

Procedural risk. Do not accept.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Hypercortisolaemia

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012