• Coexistence of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Autoimmune Addison's Disease 

      Aslaksen, Sigrid; Methlie, Paal; Vigeland, Magnus Dehli; Jøssang, Dag Eirik; Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Sheng, Ying; Oftedal, Bergithe Eikeland; Skinningsrud, Beate; Undlien, Dag Erik; Selmer, Kaja Kristine; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Bratland, Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-27)
      Background: Underlying causes of adrenal insufficiency include congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and autoimmune adrenocortical destruction leading to autoimmune Addison's disease (AAD). Here, we report a patient with a ...
    • Continuous Subcutaneous Hydrocortisone Infusion versus Oral Hydrocortisone Replacement for Treatment of Addison’s Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial 

      Øksnes, Marianne; Björnsdottir, Sigridur; Isaksson, Magnus; Methlie, Paal; Carlsen, Siri; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Broman, Jan-Erik; Triebner, Kai; Kämpe, Olle; Hulting, Anna-Lena; Bensing, Sophie; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Løvås, Kristian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Context: Conventional glucocorticoid replacement therapy fails to mimic the physiological cortisol rhythm, which may have implications for morbidity and mortality in patients with Addison’s disease. Objective: The objective ...
    • Diagnostic testing of autonomous cortisol secretion in adrenal incidentalomas 

      Ueland, Grethe Åstrøm; Grinde, Thea; Methlie, Paal; Kelp, Oskar; Løvås, Kristian; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective: Autonomous cortisol secretion (ACS) is a condition with ACTH-independent cortisol overproduction from adrenal incidentalomas (AI) or adrenal hyperplasia. The hypercortisolism is often mild, and most patients ...
    • Functional studies of novel CYP21A2 mutations detected in Norwegian patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia 

      Brønstad, Ingeborg; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Methlie, Paal; Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Bratland, Eirik; Nermoen, Ingrid; Løvås, Kristian; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      In about 95% of cases, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is caused by mutations in CYP21A2 gene encoding steroid 21-hydroxylase (21OH). Recently, we have reported four novel CYP21A2 variants in the Norwegian population ...
    • Multisteroid LC-MS/MS assay for glucocorticoids and androgens, and its application in Addison’s disease 

      Methlie, Paal; Hustad, Simon Steinar; Kellmann, Ralph; Almås, Bjørg; Moter-Erichsen, M; Husebye, ES; Løvås, Kristian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
      Objective: Liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS) offers superior analytical specificity compared with immunoassays, but it is not available in many regions and hospitals due to expensive instrumentation ...