Lynnette Nieman

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Cushing's Syndrome

Are You Sure the Patient Has Cushing's Syndrome? Cushing’s syndrome results from chronic exposure to excess endogenous or exogenous glucocorticoids. It has significant long-term sequelae, so timely diagnosis and treatment are needed. Cardiovascular, infectious, and thrombotic disorders are the main causes of death if hypercortisolemia is left untreated. Signs and Symptoms The clinical phenotype caused…

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