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Cushing's disease

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Cushing's disease: Deaths

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Cushing's disease: Complications

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Causes of Cushing's disease

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Disease Topics Related To Cushing's disease

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Cushing's disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cushing's disease

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Thyroid disorders greatly under-diagnosed: One study found that about 10% of people had undiagnosed thyroid disorders, mostly hyperthyroidism, but also hypothyroidism. The symptoms of thyroid disorders are often mild,...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Cushing's disease

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Cushing's disease: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cushing's disease

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Definitions of Cushing's disease:

A disease of the PITUITARY GLAND characterized by the excess amount of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE secreted. This leads to hypersecretion of cortisol (HYDROCORTISONE) by the ADRENAL GLANDS resulting in CUSHING SYNDROME. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Cushing's disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cushing's disease, or a subtype of Cushing's disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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