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The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Routine Monitoring in Cushing’s Disease

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Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards--good info

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Cushing's syndrome describes the signs and symptoms associated with prolonged exposure to inappropriately high levels of the hormone cortisol. This can be caused by taking glucocorticoid drugs, or diseases that result in excess cortisol, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), or CRH levels.

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Cushing Syndrome, this is what I have- u can see how it takes a perfectly nml body and morphs it into a Cushingoid body. Yuck

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ADDISON’S DISEASE  CUSHING’S DISEASE Definition Hyposecretion of adrenocortical hormones leading to: Metabolic disturbances (sugar) Fluid and electrolyte imbalances (salt) Deficiency of neuromuscular function (salt and sex) Hypersecretion of adrenocortical hormone Predisposing Factors Atrophy of the Adrenal gland Fungal infectionsRead more

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Cushing Syndrome Nursing Management and Interventions

Cushings Syndrome

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cushings disease | Cushing's Syndrome Mnemonic - Medical Institution Medical Institution

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Cushing's Syndrome; Disease Symptoms in Women

Woman diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome. Left, before onset

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Cushing’s Syndrome: Symptoms

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