Patients with different subtypes of Cushing’s syndrome (CS) have distinct plasma steroid profiles. This could be used as a test for diagnosis and classification, a German study says. 392 more words
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A case is described of recurrent mania without depressive episodes in a patient subsequently diagnosed as having an ACTH-producing basophil adenoma. The difficulties involved in the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome, and the ramifications of neuroendocrinopathies’ ability to mimic symptoms of functional psychosis, are discussed.
Addison’s disease: Hyperpigmentation is a classic symptom of Addison’s disease, an endocrine disorder in which the adrenal glands fails to produce steroid hormone. The disease causes darkening of the skin in certain areas. 42 more words
The Right Disease: Physical and Mental Illness.
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A rare case of Cushing’s syndrome (CS) in a 17-year-old patient with multiple pituitary adenomas highlights the importance of clinical follow-up in order to determine the best treatment options for patients. 450 more words