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Old 08-25-2006, 01:40 PM   #1
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Question question about 24 hour urine cortisol test

I received the results of my daughter's 24 hour urine cortisol test today and do not know how to read the results. I was hoping someone here could help me. If the tests are anything like the thyroid tests, I know you can't just go by the numbers on the lab slip. She is 10 years old and has an elevated TSH (5.24) but does not respond to thyroid meds. Here are her cortisol results; any advice is greatly appreciated.


CORTISOL FR UR 57 REFERENCE <105

CORTISOL (UR) , FREE- 95 MCG/L LIMITS: NOT ESTABLISHED

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Old 09-19-2006, 09:08 AM   #2
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Re: question about 24 hour urine cortisol test

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Originally Posted by KBT's mom
I received the results of my daughter's 24 hour urine cortisol test today and do not know how to read the results. I was hoping someone here could help me. If the tests are anything like the thyroid tests, I know you can't just go by the numbers on the lab slip. She is 10 years old and has an elevated TSH (5.24) but does not respond to thyroid meds. Here are her cortisol results; any advice is greatly appreciated.


CORTISOL FR UR 57 REFERENCE <105

CORTISOL (UR) , FREE- 95 MCG/L LIMITS: NOT ESTABLISHED

???????????????????????????????????????/
Thanks!

 
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Old 09-19-2006, 09:11 AM   #3
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Re: question about 24 hour urine cortisol test

Hi I just wanted you to know I think you should look into cushings, high acth and a 24 hr urine cortisol between 50-100mcg is indication of cushings! hope this helps

 
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