Dr. Harvey Cushing, the father of modern neurosurgery, was born in Cleveland, Ohio on April 8, 1869. He was the first person to describe the Cushing reflex and Cushing’s disease. 201 more words
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Patients on hydrocortisone replacement for adrenal insufficiency appear to have elevated cortisol concentrations in their scalp hair, according to recent findings.
In the cross-sectional study, … 315 more words
Part II of The Voices of Cushing’s Disease video series discusses the daily challenges of people living with Cushing’s disease and highlights the importance of disease management. 22 more words
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In this video, a multidisciplinary panel discusses the diagnosis of acromegaly and Cushing’s disease. 14 more words
The above is the official Cushing’s path to a diagnosis but here’s how it seems to be in real life:
Egads! I remember the naive, simple days when I thought I’d give them a tube or two of blood and they’d tell me I had Cushing’s for sure. 83 more words