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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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Researchers at NIH's Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), in collaboration with researchers at other institutions in the United States, France, and Canada, scanned tumor and cell tissue from 146 children with pituitary tumors evaluated for Cushing syndrome at the NIH Clinical Center.
This discovery could lead to the development of treatment strategies that simulate the function of the CABLES1 protein and prevent recurrence of pituitary tumors in people with Cushing syndrome.
Infantile Exogenous Cushing Syndrome due to Misuse of Topical Corticosteroid.
Similarly to PCOS and CAH, Cushing syndrome can be an underlying cause of secondary amenorrhea and will present as hyperandrogenic hypogonadism.
Overproduction or underproduction of hormones can lead to diseases such as diabetes mellitus, infertility, Cushing syndrome, and acromegaly.
Table 2 Predictors of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome in non-functioning adrenal adenoma and Cushing Syndrome groups Beta OR P 95%CI Age -0.
The tumors can present either due to hormone production causing Cushing syndrome or Conn syndrome, or due to mass effect from the primary or metastatic lesions.
His name is known to every medical student and is immortalized in the well-known Cushing syndrome, Cushing disease, Cushing reflex, and Cushing ulcer.
Osteoporosis, truncal obesity, moon face, purple striae, muscle weakness, easy bruising, hirsutism, hyperglycemia, hypokalemia, and hyperlipidemia suggest Cushing syndrome.