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Old 05-15-2013
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Default Hypercotisolism and Typo in MTB 2

Do not know if this a typo on pg 120, but for number 2 where it states that "Once the ACTH level is elevated and dose NOT suppress...." should this not read as "does suppress" with dexo? Does not make since to MRI the brain if the ACTH was not suppressed since this would be a ectopic or adrenal production of ACTH.
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Yes i agree. Definitely seems like a typo. I kept re-reading it today and it makes more sense when it says "does suppress" since it goes and talks about the pituitary. Checked the errata, and it does not list this as a correction. I hope we're right anyway
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I noticed that too.
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