Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder. The cause is long-term exposure to too much cortisol, a hormone that your adrenal gland makes. Sometimes, taking synthetic hormone medicine to treat an inflammatory disease leads to Cushing's. Some kinds of tumors produce a hormone that can cause your body to make too much cortisol.

Cushing's syndrome is rare. Some symptoms are:

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  1. Cushing's Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder. The cause is long-term exposure to too much cortisol, a ... medicine to treat an inflammatory disease leads to Cushing's. Some kinds of tumors produce a hormone that ...
  2. Exogenous Cushing syndrome is a form of Cushing syndrome that occurs in people taking glucocorticoid (also called corticosteroid, or ...
  3. Cushing disease is a condition in which the pituitary gland releases too much adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). The ... gland is an organ of the endocrine system . Cushing disease is a form of Cushing syndrome . Other ...
  4. Cushing syndrome is a disorder that occurs when your body has a high level of the hormone ... The most common cause of Cushing syndrome is taking too much ... called exogenous Cushing syndrome . Prednisone, dexamethasone, ...
  5. Cushing syndrome due to adrenal tumor is a form of Cushing syndrome . It occurs when a tumor of the ... Cushing syndrome is a disorder that occurs when your body has a higher than normal level of ...
  6. Ectopic Cushing syndrome is a form of Cushing syndrome in which a tumor outside the pituitary gland produces a hormone called adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
  7. Cushing's Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Cushing's Syndrome/Start Here ... Cushing's Syndrome ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Cushing’s ...
  8. Cushing Syndrome (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Cushing's Syndrome/Children ... Cushing's Syndrome ... Nemours Foundation ... endocrine, cushing, cushing syndrome, cushing's syndrome, cushings, cushing's, endocrinology, ...
  9. Cushing's Syndrome: Other FAQs From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    Cushing's Syndrome/Related Issues ... Cushing's Syndrome ... Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development ... From the National Institutes ...
  10. What Causes Cushing's Syndrome? From the National Institutes of Health (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... like medications are responsible for most cases of Cushing syndrome. Tumors can also cause the syndrome.
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