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Cushing's syndrome

Contents for Cushing-like symptoms
  1. Introduction: Cushing-like symptoms
  2. Causes (28 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Drug causes (6 listings)
  5. Drug interaction causes (34 listings)
  6. Diagnostic tests (16 listings)
  7. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (5 listings)
  8. Combined symptoms

Cushing-like symptoms

Cushing's syndrome: Cushing's syndrome is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Cushing-like symptoms (Cushing's syndrome): See detailed list of causes below.

Cushing-like symptoms (medical symptom): Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease

Article Excerpts for Cushing's syndrome:

Cushing-like symptoms (medical symptom): Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. Sometimes called "hypercortisolism," it is relatively rare and most commonly affects adults aged 20 to 50. An estimated 10 to 15 of every million people are affected each year. (Source: excerpt from Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK)

Cushing's syndrome, also called hypercortisolism, is a rare endocrine disorder characterized by a variety of symptoms and physical abnormalities. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cushing's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Causes of Cushing-like symptoms (Cushing's syndrome)

The list of medical condition causes of Cushing-like symptoms (Cushing's syndrome) includes:

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More Specific Symptoms for Cushing's syndrome:

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Related Symptoms for Cushing's syndrome

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Broader Symptom Types for Cushing's syndrome:

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More Symptom Information for Cushing's syndrome

For a medical symptom description of 'Cushing's syndrome', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Cushing-like symptoms (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Cushing's syndrome' may be possible.

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Cushing's syndrome: Related Medical Topics

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Cushing's syndrome (medical condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Cushing's syndrome', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Cushing's syndrome (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Cushing's syndrome (medical condition): A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion.

Cushing's syndrome (medical condition): Cushing's syndrome is a disorder of the adrenal glands leading to excess cortisol secretion. This means that there is too much cortisol hormone in the blood. It can be caused by an adrenal gland failure, or it can result from a pituitary tumor or other tumor that secretes ACTH which in turn stimulates the adrenal glands to over-produce cortisol.

Cushing's syndrome: Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. Sometimes called "hypercortisolism," it is relatively rare and most commonly affects adults aged 20 to 50. An estimated 10 to 15 of every million people are affected each year. (Source: excerpt from Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK)

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