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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The longitudinal course of psychopathology in Cushing's syndrome after correction of hypercortisolism.
However, many of the symptoms associated with excessive cortisol production in patients with Cushing's syndrome (e.
In about 15 percent of patients with Cushing's syndrome, the cause can be traced to an abnormality of the adrenal glands, most often an adrenal tumor.
Coverage of the Cushing's Syndrome pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
The Phase 2 clinical trial is a two-part multicenter study consisting of a six-week open-label intra-subject dose-escalation period and a 4-week double-blind randomised withdrawal period to assess the efficacy and safety of orally-administered ATR-101 in patients with endogenous Cushing's syndrome.
Approximately 40% of endogenous causes of Cushing's syndrome are ACTH producing pituitary tumors and ACTH producing non-pituitary tumors such as tumors of the lung, prostate, testis, parotid or pancreas.
In conclusion, schizophrenia can be the initial presentation of Cushing's syndrome and may improve rapidly after excess cortisol is reduced.
The radiological investigation of occult ectopic ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome.
Cushing's syndrome is a constellation of signs and symptoms caused by an overproduction of cortisol, which results in a variety of abnormalities in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.
Pharmaceutical company Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) unveiled on Friday the submission of its New Drug Application (NDA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of CORLUX in Cushing's Syndrome.
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