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Cushing's Syndrome

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Cushing’s syndrome results from chronic hypercortisolemia[5] of any cause, described by Cushing, in 1932, as a syndrome characterized by osteoporosis, amenorrhea[6], edema, purplish abdominal striae, obesity, fatigability and weakness, hypertension, glucosuria[7], basophilic tumor of pituitary and hirsutism[8]. In all cases of endogenous Cushing’s syndrome are owing to increased production of cortisol by adrenal
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