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.
The SONICS study continues to generate important findings that help characterize the potential clinical benefit and role of levoketoconazole in the treatment of patients with endogenous Cushings syndrome, said Maria Fleseriu, M.D., FACE, professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery and director of the Oregon Health Sciences University Northwest Pituitary Center, who presented the data.
The presentation will characterize the clinical benefit of treatment with RECORLEV in patients with endogenous Cushings syndrome and diabetes mellitus, a key secondary endpoint of the Phase 3 SONICS study.