Cushing's syndrome

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Synonyms for Cushing's syndrome

a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol

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Tumor localization in ectopic Cushing syndrome using combined PET/CT imaging.
However, before a diagnosis of PCOS is made, both CAH and Cushing syndrome should be ruled out since they will manifest similarly (3).
Table 2 Predictors of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome in non-functioning adrenal adenoma and Cushing Syndrome groups Beta OR P 95%CI Age -0.
The tumors can present either due to hormone production causing Cushing syndrome or Conn syndrome, or due to mass effect from the primary or metastatic lesions.
In this collection of ten articles international experts describe their research in adrenal development and disorders, steroidogenic enzymes, adrenal androgens in humans an nonhuman primates, androgen synthesis and its clinical implications, a new form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, long-term outcomes of prenatal treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, syndromes involving adrenocorticotropin resistance, corticotrophin-independent Cushing Syndrome, and adrenal steroidogenesis and arterial hypertension.
Abstract: We report a case of subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum secondary to pyomyositis and necrotizing fasciitis over the right arm of a woman with underlying diabetes mellitus and iatrogenic Cushing syndrome.
His name is known to every medical student and is immortalized in the well-known Cushing syndrome, Cushing disease, Cushing reflex, and Cushing ulcer.
The 2 recommended screening tests for Cushing syndrome are the overnight dexamethasone suppression test and the measurement of 24-hour urinary free cortisol excretion.
Hyper- and hypo-thyroidism (thyroid hormones) Hypercalcemia (calcium) Hyper- and hyponatremia (sodium) Hypoglycemia (glucose) Hyperlipidemia (lipids) Hypercapnia (carbon dioxide) Kidney failure Liver failure Cushing syndrome Addison's disease Hypopituitarism Remote effect of carcinoma
Measurement of increased late-night salivary cortisol (LNSC) [1] is now a mainstay in the diagnosis of endogenous Cushing syndrome (1).
Surgical versus conservative management for subclinical Cushing syndrome in adrenal incidentalomas: a prospective randomized study.
Cortisolemic indices predict severe infections in Cushing syndrome due to ectopic production of adrenocorticotropin.
Differential diagnosis and imaging in Cushing syndrome.