Case Reports in Endocrinology / 2021 / Article / Tab 2

Case Report

An Uncommon Presentation of Adrenal Cyst with Subclinical Cushing’s Syndrome: A Diagnosis Dilemma

Table 2

Comparative table of laboratory data before and after surgery.

VariableBefore surgery3 months after surgery

Midnight cortisol (ug/dL)
Normal: < 1.8
u-free cortisol (μg/day)
normal: 4.3–176
Plasma ACTH (ng/L) 8 AM
Normal: 10.30–48.30
Cortisol plasma after 1 mg DST (ug/dL)
Normal <1.8
Plasma glucose at 120 min in 75 g OGTT (mg/dL)
Normal <1.40

ACTH: adrenocorticotropic hormone; DST: overnight dexamethasone suppression test; DHEA-S: dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate; OGTT: oral glucose tolerance test. In plasma examination, values of two different days are shown to view day-to-day variation. In urine examination, values of three different days are shown to view day-to-day variation.

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