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ea0016p150 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Subclinical Cushing's syndrome (CS): role of 131I-iodomethylnorcholesterol scintigraphy in predicting the evolution of the disease

Paragliola Rosa Maria , Locantore Pietro , Ricciato Maria Pia , Rufini Vittoria , Perotti Germano , Rota Carlo Antonio , Pontecorvi Alfredo , Corsello Salvatore Maria

Subclinical CS, mild hypercortisolism without overt clinical manifestations, is the most frequent (5–8%) hormonal abnormality detected in patients with secreting adrenal incidentalomas.Unclear clinical features and mild hypercortisolism make the diagnosis problematic, although laboratory criteria have recently been reviewed. In these cases, scintiscan is a central tool to define the adrenal functional activity.A 60-year-old ma...