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Cushing's syndrome

Cushing's syndrome

It is an endocrine disorder that result from hypercotisolism. The most common causes are latrogenic and pituitary tumor (Pituitary adenoma). The classical signs of this syndrome are moon face, buffalo hump which is a fat deposition between the two shoulders from the back, and abdominal pink striae. Other manifestations are listed above. Treatment is by resection of the tumor or drugs if otherwise.

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