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CASE 2 - AN INTERESTING CASE OF PITUITARY MACROADENOMA

ORIGINAL CASE Johnston et al 

HISTORY
A 54-year-old woman was noted on a routine visit to her ophthalmologist to have bi-temporal hemianopia. She had reported difficulty with reading, but had not noted peripheral vision loss. 1,336 more words

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Effects of Cushing’s syndrome on the human brain

Cushing’s syndrome (CS) is characterized by excessive exposure to cortisol, and is associated with both metabolic and behavioural abnormalities even after biochemical cure. Andela et al… 147 more words

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Experts recommend tumor removal as first-line treatment for Cushing's syndrome

The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on strategies for treating Cushing’s syndrome, a condition caused by overexposure to the hormone cortisol. 840 more words

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7 health conditions that are responsible for making you fat

Cushing’s syndrome: Cushing’s syndrome or hypercortisolism is a condition caused when the adrenal glands produce too much cortisol. This leads to a buildup of fat in the face, upper back and abdomen. 32 more words

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Depression, chronic stress can cause weight gain

New Delhi : Chronic stress or Hypothyroidism can be a reason for weight gain, says an expert.

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Food-dependent Cushing syndrome: a new entity of organic hypercorticism

Matejka G, et al. Rev Med Interne. 1996.

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Abstract

Diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome is quite difficult in endocrinology. Spontaneous Cushing’s syndrome is usually divided into two subgroups, one which is dependent on corticotropin (ACTH) and another one which is not. 161 more words

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