Cushing's Syndrome

Mild Cases of Cushing's Syndrome Present Diagnostic Challenges

Mild Cases of Cushing's Syndrome Present Diagnostic Challenges

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As a result of overlapping features with various other conditions, milder cases of Cushing's syndrome present diagnostic challenges and may require careful observation as well as biochemical and imaging tests.

New Research Highlights Possible Genetic Cause of Cushing's Disease

New Research Highlights Possible Genetic Cause of Cushing's Disease

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The analysis led to the identification of 4 potentially pathogenic missense variants in CABLES1.

Case Report Describes Cushing's Syndrome in Infant Treated With Ophthalmic Steroid

Case Report Describes Cushing's Syndrome in Infant Treated With Ophthalmic Steroid

Four-month-old developed iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome after 6 weeks of intranasal dexamethasone ophthalmic solution.

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Cushing's Syndrome

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Cushing's Syndrome

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Guideline focuses on surgical resection to normalize cortisol levels.

Cushing's Syndrome Etiology Affects Adrenal Function Recovery

Cushing's Syndrome Etiology Affects Adrenal Function Recovery

The etiology of Cushing's syndrome affects how long it takes for a patient to recover their adrenal function after surgery.

Complexities of Cushing's Syndrome

Complexities of Cushing's Syndrome

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Advances in genetics may hold the key to improving diagnosis and treatment of Cushing's syndrome, but issues still remain.

Treatment Perceptions Vary in Patients With Adrenal Insufficiency

Treatment Perceptions Vary in Patients With Adrenal Insufficiency

Adrenal insufficiency appears to impact patients differently and influences their beliefs about hydrocortisone replacement.

'Silent' Adrenal Tumors May Still Increase Cardiovascular Risk

'Silent' Adrenal Tumors May Still Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Patients with adrenal tumors of intermediate phenotype or subclinical Cushing's syndrome are at increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality compared to those with stable non-secreting adrenal incidentalomas.

Cushing's Syndrome Genetic Mutation Identified

Cushing's Syndrome Genetic Mutation Identified

A mutation in the PRKACA gene appears to contribute to a rare but severe form of Cushing's syndrome.

Mifepristone Improves Weight Loss in Cushing's Syndrome

Mifepristone Improves Weight Loss in Cushing's Syndrome

Patients with Cushing's syndrome who were administered oral mifepristone (Korlym) daily experienced significant, sustained weight loss over the years as they continued on the medication.

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