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Cushing's Syndrome

Prof André Lacroix, MD,  Richard A Feelders, MD, Constantine A Stratakis, MD, Lynnette K Nieman, MD

Published Online: 21 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61375-1


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Enzyme that triggers muscle wasting could be key to REVERSING signs of ageing | Daily Mail Online

Drawing on expertise from both the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals Birmingham, they applied their knowledge of Cushing’s syndrome to the new problem (sarcopenia). 248 more words


Cushing's Syndrome | Seeking Alpha

Looking at the dizzying volatility in the government bond space and in continuation of our recent theme dealing with “alkaloids,” we remembered Cushing’s syndrome when choosing our title analogy, also known as “hypercortisolism” which is a collection of signs and symptoms due to prolonged exposure to cortisol (or QEs).

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Severe psychosis due to Cushing's syndrome in a patient with a carcinoid tumour in the lung

Severe psychosis in patients with Cushing’s syndrome is a rare occurrence and can be extremely resistant to medical therapy. We describe a case of a 51-year-old Afro-Caribbean female patient, with refractory severe hypertension (initially resistant to polypharmacy) and gradual development of severe psychosis secondary to ectopic Cushing’s syndrome, who was subsequently diagnosed to have a carcinoid tumour in her lung. 102 more words