Cushing's syndrome history and symptoms

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Furqan M M. M.B.B.S[2]

Overview

Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome include rapid weight gain, particularly of the trunk and face with sparing of the limbs (central obesity), a round face often referred to as a "moon face", excessive sweating,insomnia, reduced libido, impotence, amenorrhoea, infertility and psychological disturbances, ranging from euphoria to psychosis and may include depression and anxiety.

Symptoms

Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome include:[1][2]

Common Symptoms

Common symptoms of Cushing's syndrome include:

Less Common Symptoms

Less common symptoms of Cushing's syndrome include:

References

  1. Nieman LK (2015). "Cushing's syndrome: update on signs, symptoms and biochemical screening". Eur. J. Endocrinol. 173 (4): M33–8. doi:10.1530/EJE-15-0464. PMC 4553096. PMID 26156970.
  2. Yudofsky, Stuart C. (2007). The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences (5th ed.). American Psychiatric Pub, Inc. ISBN 1585622397.




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