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Cushing's Syndrome Characteristics
More Common in Women
Primary Adrenal Disease
Pituitary Adenoma (Cushing's Disease)
Paraneoplastic: Small Cell Carcinoma
Cushing's Syndrome Symptoms And Diagnosis
Decreased insulin sensitivity
24-hour urine free Cortisol
Dexamethasone Suppression Test
Chronic 1° Adrenal Insufficiency
Deficiency In Cortisol And Aldosterone
ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Adrenal Medulla Tumor
Abdominal or Chest Pain
Do Not Palpate Abdomen
17 Alpha Hydroxylase Deficiency
Decreased Sex Hormones
Increased Mineralocorticoids (DOC)
XY Externally Phenotypic Female
No Internal Reproductive Structures Due to Mullerian Inhibitory Factor
XX Externally Phenotypic Female
21 Hydroxylase Deficiency
Increased 17 Hydroxyprogesterone
Signs and Symptoms
11 Beta-Hydroxylase Deficiency
Increased Sex Hormones
Increased 11 Deoxycorticosterone (11 DOC)
Signs and Symptoms
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