Signs of Cushing's syndrome
Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Cushing's syndrome may include:
List of 77
Cushing's syndrome Symptoms
Note that Cushing's syndrome symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Cushing's syndrome signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome:
Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK (Excerpt)
Symptoms vary, but most people have upper body
obesity, rounded face, increased fat around the neck, and thinning arms
and legs. Children tend to be obese with slowed growth rates.
Other symptoms appear in the skin, which becomes fragile and thin. It
bruises easily and heals poorly. Purplish pink stretch marks may appear on
the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, arms and breasts. The bones are weakened,
and routine activities such as bending, lifting or rising from a chair may
lead to backaches, rib and spinal column fractures.
Most people have severe fatigue, weak muscles, high blood pressure and
high blood sugar. Irritability, anxiety and depression are common.
Women usually have excess hair growth on their faces, necks, chests,
abdomens, and thighs. Their menstrual periods may become irregular or
stop. Men have decreased fertility with diminished or absent desire for
(Source: excerpt from Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK)
NINDS Cushing's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)
Common features of Cushing's syndrome include upper body obesity, severe
fatigue and muscle weakness, high blood pressure, backache, elevated blood
sugar, easy bruising, and bluish-red stretch marks on the skin. In women,
there may be increased growth of facial and body hair, and menstrual
periods may become irregular or stop completely.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Cushing's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)
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What are the signs of Cushing's syndrome?
The phrase "signs of Cushing's syndrome" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Cushing's syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Cushing's syndrome.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Cushing's syndrome has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Cushing's syndrome signs or Cushing's syndrome symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Cushing's syndrome symptoms.