Condition

Adrenal Gland Adenoma

Clinical Trials

 

Skin Microcirculation Evaluation With Nailfold Capillaroscopy in Cushing's Syndrome Patients

Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
Sponsors: Marmara University
Participants: 200
Abstract
This cross-sectional, single-center study will assess the microvascular function using a nailfold video-capillaroscopy in patients with endogenous Cushing syndrome.
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Facilities
Marmara University Medical School Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Istanbul, Turkey
Contacts
Primary
Dilek Gogas Yavuz, M.D.
dilekgogas@marmara.edu.tr
+90 216 6254685
Eligibilities
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 70
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:
- Male and female patients diagnosed as Cushing syndrome (CS) caused by ACTH-producing pituitary adenoma or cortisol producing adrenal adenoma
- Age between 18 and 70 years
Exclusion Criteria:
- Chronic glucocorticoid use
- CS caused by ectopic ACTH producing tumors
- CS caused by adrenocortical carcinoma
- Pseudo CS
- Patients with Raynaud phenomenon
- Patients with collagen tissue disease
- Patients who use drugs that affect the metabolism of fibrinolysis (such as oral contraceptives)
- Employees at work at risk of microtrauma (such as gardeners, farmers)
- Skin diseases with nail fold involvement (such as dermatitis, psoriasis)

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