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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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Macroadenoma biochemical behavior in pediatric patients with Cushing's disease differs from adult cases

Cushing’s disease in children is associated with similar biochemical measures whether the disease is due to macroadenomas or microadenomas, according to a presentation at the AACE 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress. 375 more words


A Day in the Life

I wake up at 4:30am because I’m sweating so bad. My entire head is wet and I can feel the sweat dripping off my ankles. I move around trying to find a comfortable, dry spot on the bed. 223 more words

In Memory of Melinda Smith 1988-2014

Sadly, we lost another Cushing’s patient on Friday, May 9, 2014.  Melinda was a member of the Cushing’s Help message boards since Jun 24,  2007. 650 more words


Surgeon Volume Affects Costs in Pituitary Tumor Care

For patients with transsphenoidal pituitary tumors, hospital charges, costs, and length of stay are increased with lower-volume surgeons, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, held from May 2–6 in Washington, D.C. 170 more words


My Journey | Living with Cushing's Disease

It’s hard to say when my exact “journey” began with what we now know is Cushing’s Disease.  Both my Mom and my doctor believe I’ve had this for years, when I started having period problems, migraines and unexplained weight gain in high school.

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Mortality in cured Cushing’s disease

In patients diagnosed with Cushing’s disease, mortality is high compared to the general population However, it is not yet known if this mortality remains high even after initial therapy. 99 more words