Cushing's disease


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Related to Cushing's disease: Cushing's syndrome, cortisol, Addison's disease

Cushing's disease:

see Cushing, Harvey WilliamsCushing, Harvey Williams,
1869–1939, American neurosurgeon, b. Cleveland, B.A. Yale, 1891, M.D. Harvard, 1895. Associated with Johns Hopkins (1896–1912), Harvard (1912–32), and Yale (1933–37), he was noted for his great contributions to brain surgery and
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Cushing's disease can be difficult to diagnose, but if left untreated it can result in serious complications, such as diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis or even early death, said Dr Amir H.
Cushings syndrome: diagnostic criteria, QJ Med, 1966; 138:149-92 O Psychiatric symptoms as a clinical presentation of Cushing's disease.
Incidence of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secreting tumors causing Cushing's disease range from 0.
LAST week I started to tell you about Bert, the portly Bichon Frise, who had developed Cushing's Disease.
Cushing's disease, a disorder affecting the pituitary gland, results in the production of excessive levels of the hormone cortisol.
Symptoms of Cushing's disease in dogs, and how to treat it.
Other approvals include new drugs to treat Gaucher disease, short bowel syndrome, cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis, Cushing's disease, epilepsy, several forms of leukemia, kidney cancer, thyroid cancer, basal cell carcinoma, and AIDS.
They include treatments such as a Kalydeco from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc for a rare form of the lung disorder cystic fibrosis and Signifor from Novartis AG for Cushing's disease, caused by over-production of the hormone cortisol.
Pasireotide, a somatostatin analogue, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for Cushing's disease in adults "for whom pituitary surgery is not an option or has not been curative.
Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Signifor (pasireotide) injection for the treatment of adult patients with Cushing's disease for whom pituitary surgery is not an option or has not been curative.
Some of the common conditions that lead to excessive urination are cystitis (urinary tract and bladder infection), bladder stones, diabetes milletus, diabetes insipidus, cushing's disease, side-effects from steroids, leptospirosis, kidney infection (pyelonephritis) and tumours, etc.