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252 Possible Causes for Cushing's Disease, Facial Redness

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    […] erythema Blushed cheeks Blushing Red face Red in the face [ more ] 0001041 Glucose intolerance Impaired glucose tolerance 0000833 Hirsutism Excessive hairiness 0001007 Increased[] Cushing’s Disease vs.[] An 18-month old infant with Cushing's disease due to an ACTH producing pituitary tumor is presented.[]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    This was suggestive of primary adrenal disease as cortisol levels normally suppress to less than 50% of basal levels in pituitary driven Cushing’s disease.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Vascular effects of alcohol Facial redness One of the earliest signs of alcohol abuse is a persistently red face due to enlarged blood vessels ( telangiectasia ).[]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    The most common symptoms and signs of excess levels of cortisol in the body are obesity, facial plethora (facial redness), violaceous abdominal striae (purple or bluish stripes[] Iatrogenic Cushing's disease (iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome) is the most common cause of cushingoid symptoms.[] […] plethora, rounded face, buffalo-hump Signs of protein wasting: thin skin, abdominal purple to red and wide cutaneous striae (abdomen, flanks, breasts, hips, axillae), easy[]

  • Obesity

    Certain medical conditions such as binge eating disorder (BED), Cushing’s disease, and polycystic ovary syndrome can also lead to weight gain and obesity.[] Disease A number of illnesses may cause weight gain, including Cushing’s disease and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).[] Obesity can sometimes be traced to a medical cause, such as Prader-Willi syndrome, Cushing's syndrome, and other diseases and conditions.[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Facial redness (plethora). Proximal muscle weakness. Stretch marks (striae) - especially if reddish purple and more than 1 cm wide.[] The symptoms of Cushing's disease are similar to those seen in other causes of Cushing's syndrome.[] , facial hair growth, slow healing, stretch marks , dryness and acne muscle weakness high blood pressure high blood glucose (sugar) levels changes in mood, including depression[]

  • Cyproheptadine

    Side effects: Drowsiness, dizziness, dyspnoea, gastrointestinal disturbance, premature menstrual bleeding, facial redness, urinary retention, muscle twitching, cardiac arrhythmia[] Cyproheptadine may be an alternative long-term therapy for Cushing's disease when other methods of treatment fail.[] Endocrine studies including CRF testing were performed in a 37-year-old woman with Cushing's disease.[]

  • Pituitary Disorder

    Facial redness (facial plethora) 8. Weakening of muscle 36. Continued… 9. Facial hair growth ( Hirsutism ) 10. Bone resorption leads to osteoporosis 11.[] Cushing's Disease Cushing's disease refers to a pituitary adenoma that produces excess ACTH, which stimulates cortisol secretion by the adrenal glands located above each kidney[] Surgery is typically required for the initial management of Cushing’s disease. Acromegaly results from a pituitary tumor secreting excess growth hormone.[]

  • Triamcinolone

    Doxycycline will not treat facial redness caused by rosacea.[] A thorough biochemical workup and diagnostic test for Cushing's disease was done to confirm.[] We report a case of 11-year-old boy is presented who developed Cushing's disease by topical application.[]

  • Angioedema

    The following less common causes of swelling tend to persist, rather than come and go over days: Dermatomyositis (muscle weakness, facial redness and swelling); blockage of[] […] rosacea (causing non-specific puffiness of the face, redness, flushing and pimples); orofacial granulomatosis (fixed facial and lip swelling sometimes associated with inflammation[] […] which can result in fixed fluid accumulation in the neck and face and arms); underactive thyroid gland (which can cause puffiness of the face and lips known as myxoedema); facial[]

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