Similarly to PCOS and CAH, Cushing syndrome
can be an underlying cause of secondary amenorrhea and will present as hyperandrogenic hypogonadism.
Untreated, Cushing syndrome
can be life threatening.
The tumor can present due either to hormone production causing Cushing syndrome
or Conn syndrome or to mass effect.
Key Words: diabetes mellitus, iatrogenic Cushing syndrome
, necrotizing fasciitis, pneumomediastinum, pyomyositis
Evaluation of the cardiovascular risk in patients with subclinical Cushing syndrome
before and after surgery.
due to ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion.
The dexamethasone-suppressed corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulation (LDDST-CRH)  test was initially proposed to be more accurate in confirming hypercortisolism than the standard low-dose dexamethasone-suppression test (LDDST) for the diagnosis of Cushing syndrome
This report describes a woman who had Cushing syndrome
from the ectopic secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone by a carcinoid tumor.
in patients with confirmed Cushing syndrome
(2) and type1 diabetes mellitus (4), with simultaneous measurements of UFF and urinary free cortisone (UFE) compared with UFF alone.
is produced by hypercortisolism and includes hypertension, weight gain, easy bruisability, diabetes, and centripetal obesity.
Unfortunately, their systemic use is often associated with significant side effects, ranging from skin fragility to full-blown iatrogenic Cushing syndrome
The diagnosis of Cushing syndrome
remains a challenge for most general clinicians and even endocrinologists.