Cushing's syndrome


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Cushing's syndrome

[′ku̇sh·iŋz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms including facial and truncal obesity, hypertension, edema, and osteoporosis, resulting from oversecretion of adrenocortical hormones.
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Long-term medical therapy for Cushing's syndrome is not usually effective.
28 The management of BAI is similar with unilateral AI and surgical removal should be done first on the largest tumour and then re-workup, considering a higher index of suspicion for subclinical phenotype of Cushing's syndrome.
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Psychiatric symptoms as a clinical presentation of Cushing's syndrome.
Proposed diagnostic criteria for subclinical Cushing's syndrome associated with adrenal incidentaloma.
According to physical signs, including a moon-like face, hyperthricosis, and thin skin in the genital area, and laboratory tests a diagnosis of iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome followed by secondary adrenal failure was considered.
A successful diagnostic approach to a patient with suspected Cushing's syndrome requires experience, careful testing, excellent clinical chemistry and the application of strict criteria.
Cushing's syndrome was named after Harvey Cushing who described it in 1912.
Untreated Cushing's syndrome is linked with a range of memory and cognitive impairments, as well as loss of brain volume.
The Jarrow dad-of-two, who suffers from Cushing's syndrome, has undergone numerous surgeries for an array of painful conditions.
Jordy Cernik, from Jarrow, near Newcastle, was suffering from a rare condition called Cushing's syndrome and in order to treat the disease he had to undergo an operation to remove the adrenalin-producing gland, the Mirror reported.