Diagnosis and complications of Cushing's syndrome: a consensus statement

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Dec;88(12):5593-602. doi: 10.1210/jc.2003-030871.


In October 2002, a workshop was held in Ancona, Italy, to reach a Consensus on the management of Cushing's syndrome. The workshop was organized by the University of Ancona and sponsored by the Pituitary Society, the European Neuroendocrine Association, and the Italian Society of Endocrinology. Invited international participants included almost 50 leading endocrinologists with specific expertise in the management of Cushing's syndrome. The consensus statement on diagnostic criteria and the diagnosis and treatment of complications of this syndrome reached at the workshop is hereby summarized.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cardiovascular Diseases / diagnosis
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology*
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / therapy
  • Cognition Disorders / diagnosis
  • Cognition Disorders / etiology*
  • Cognition Disorders / therapy
  • Cushing Syndrome / complications*
  • Cushing Syndrome / diagnosis*
  • Cushing Syndrome / psychology
  • Cushing Syndrome / surgery
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Mental Disorders / diagnosis
  • Mental Disorders / etiology*
  • Mental Disorders / therapy
  • Osteoporosis / diagnosis
  • Osteoporosis / etiology*
  • Osteoporosis / therapy