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Ketoconazole in the management of paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome secondary to ectopic adrenocorticotropin production.
Cushing's syndrome is rarely diagnosed before 12 to 26 weeks of gestation because the typical symptoms of weight gain, bruising and hirsutism are attributed to pregnancy.
McDermott said that "by far" the most discriminatory clinical features of endogenous Cushing's syndrome are easy bruising, violaceous striae on the trunk, facial plethora, and proximal muscle weakness.
It is important to consider Cushing's syndrome as a differential diagnosis and that the diagnosis of adrenal suppression is not missed.
A new period starts for the patient with Cushing's syndrome after a surgical operation.
The diagnosis of ACC involves taking a careful clinical history and performing a physical examination and diagnostic, radiologic, and laboratory testing to exclude pheochromocytoma, hyperaldosteronism, hyperandrogenism, and Cushing's syndrome (often presenting with hypertension, diabetes, virilization, and hypokalemia).
Patients with Cushing's syndrome (CS) have been reported to have a high incidence of kidney stone formation (nephrolithiasis) (Ross et al.
Ezzat suggested that the true prevalence of pituitary adenomas may be even higher than what is seen in imaging studies, since a large proportion of these tumors--the so-called microadenomas--are too small to be detected with routine imaging techniques "Forty percent of patients with Cushing's syndrome by tumors that secrete excessive ACTH do not have visible tumors on MRI," he said.
Trilostane is the active ingredient in Vetoryl a veterinary drug used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome, an endocrine disorder in dogs.
Forty percent of patients with Cushing's syndrome caused by tumors that secrete excessive ACTH do not have visible tumors on MRI," he said.
He suffered from a rare disorder, Cushing's Syndrome, that made his body gain weight at an excessive rate.
She also had signs of Cushing's syndrome, a condition caused by an increased blood levels of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).