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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et al., Psychiatric manifestations of Cushings syndrome: response to lowering of plasma cortisol,, QJ Med, 1979; 191:465-72
Because she had Cushings Syndrome, Lucy was hardly the easiest dog to rehome and she was constantly overlooked.