Adrenal hyperfunction (Cushing syndrome) causes excess cortisol secretion by the adrenal gland and manifests in a constellation of symptoms, including central obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, easy bruisability, abdominal striae, and myopathy. Diagnosis is challenging, but an initial workup includes cortisol and dexamethasone suppression testing.
Refer to ARUP Laboratories’ test offerings below.
ARUP Laboratory Tests
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay