Damian G. Morris,
Ashley Grossman,
Lynnette K. Nieman

   

 

 

Definition

 

 

Etiology and Pathophysiology

 

 

Pseudo-Cushing's States

 

 

Epidemiology

 

 

Clinical Features

 

 

Pathology

 

 

Clinical Spectrum

 

 

Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis

 

 

Establishing the Diagnosis of Cushing's Syndrome

 

 

Differential Diagnosis of Cushing's Syndrome

 

 

Treatment

 

 

Surgery

 

 

Radiotherapy

 

 

Medical Treatment

 

 

Special Clinical Scenarios

 

 

Cyclic Cushing's Syndrome

 

 

Iatrogenic and Factitious Cushing's Syndrome

 

 

Chronic Renal Failure

 

 

Pediatric Cushing's Syndrome

 

 

Cushing's Syndrome in Pregnancy

 

 

Prognosis

Harvey Cushing[1,2] was the first to codify the symptom complex of obesity, diabetes, hirsutism, and adrenal hyperplasia, and to postulate that the basophilic adenomas found at autopsy in six of eight patients caused the disease that now bears his name. Shortly thereafter, Walters and colleagues[3]identified the etiologic contribution of adrenal tumors and the therapeutic role of adrenalectomy.

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