Cushing's syndrome


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  • noun

Synonyms for Cushing's syndrome

a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol

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Impact and timing of bilateral adrenalectomy for refractory adrenocorticotropic hormone-dependent Cushing's syndrome.
She was diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome secondary to an adrenal adenoma.
It was in 2005 that Jordy was diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome, caused by a non-cancerous tumour at the base of the brain.
There are three screening tests for endogenous Cushing's syndrome that all primary care physicians ought to be familiar with: the 24-hour urine cortisol test, the bedtime salivary cortisol test, and the overnight 1-mg dexamethasone suppression test.
Dr Krishna, who examined the boy, said Aditya was suffering from Cushing's Syndrome and might have to undergo an operation or radiation therapy for possible cure.
Nighttime salivary Cortisol: a useful test for the diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome.
Fluticasone, a corticosteroid used in children, is known to interact with ritonavir, resulting in high levels of corticosteroids, suppression of the adrenocortical axis and Cushing's syndrome.
Functional benign tumors, such as primary aldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome, and pheochromocytoma as well as non-functioning tumors, such as ganglioneuroma, non-functioning adenoma, myelolipoma, and cyst are among the indications of the procedure.
It also indicated that having too little fat around the hips can lead to metabolic problems such as Cushing's syndrome.
Adrenocortical carcinoma usually presents with dysfunctional uterine bleeding in women with increased amounts of androstenedione and estrogens that results in Cushing's syndrome, suggesting inefficient conversion of cortisol (4).
Atypical depression is one of the manifestations of Cushing's Syndrome.
The Fergusons filed the new lawsuit in 2007, naming PeaceHealth as a defendant, saying Dea suffered sores, rashes, infections, digestive problems and "symptoms of steroid overuse" such as Cushing's syndrome after using the cream.
Reports on new onset diabetes, worsening of pre-existing diabetes, overt Cushing's Syndrome (which may be characterized by weight gain in the midsection or upper back, rounding of the face, weakness, fatigue, high blood pressure and bruising), and adrenal insufficiency (which may be characterized by low blood pressure, upset stomach, vomiting, dizziness, or weakness) have been associated with chronic use of megestrol acetate.
KEY WORDS: adrenocortical carcinoma, Cushing's syndrome, hirsutism, pheochromocytoma, synaptophysin, virilization