Cushing threshold

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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The lowest dose of a therapeutically administered glucocorticoid, which, if exceeded over a longer period of time with daily application, leads to Cushing's syndrome. The Cushing's threshold varies according to the strength of the steroid administered ( equivalent dose).


Last updated on: 29.10.2020