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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In addition, dogs with hypothyroidism, Cushing's disease, pancreatitis, and certain kidney problems will have higher than normal levels of cholesterol.
One of the causes of Cushing's disease is a tumour of the pituitary gland in the brain.
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.
Melis et al., "Nephrolithiasis in Cushing's disease: prevalence, etiopathogenesis, and modification after disease cure," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
Our present study has indicated a possibility that MEKT1 may be a novel candidate for the therapeutic medication against Cushing's disease.
Giraud et al., "Ketoconazole in Cushing's disease: is it worth a try?" The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
Biermasz et al., "Quality of life in patients after long-term biochemical cure of Cushing's disease," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
This study was to investigate whether the inhibition of USP8 activity could be a strategy for the treatment of Cushing's disease (CD).
(1) Of the ACTH-dependent cases, 80-90 % of cases are due to Cushing's disease, a pituitary adenoma; the others are the ectopic ACTH syndrome (EAS).
Clinical correlates of major depression in Cushing's disease. Psychopathology.
He also talked about causes of Cushing's disease and sometime these patients need immediate treatment, he added.