Treatment of cushing’s syndrome

Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)
Monday, 20 June 2011 15:33

Treatment of Cushing’s syndrome is as below-

Most of the cases are treated surgically with giving medical therapy for a few weeks before operation, the drugs are- metyrapone, aminoglutethimide and ketoconazole.

Treatment for Cushing’s disease-

Trans-sphenoidal surgery and selective removal of the adenoma.

Treatment for Adrenal tumors-

Surgical removal of the tumors.

Treatment for Ectopic ACTH syndrome-

Treatment of the cause, e.g. -treatment for bronchial carcinoid.

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