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201 Possible Causes for Cushing's Disease, Hirsutism, Hypokalemia

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Abstract Although hirsutism is classically part of the clinical presentation of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), congenital adrenal hyperplasia and Cushing's syndrome ([ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: A 59-year-old man presented with nasal congestion and neck swelling and was noted to have hypokalemia, hypertension, and hyperglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cushing's disease. 1,2,4,5 It's important to note that Cushing's disease is a specific form of Cushing's syndrome, so the two terms are not interchangeable. 5 CUSHING'S SYNDROME[cushingsconnection.com]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    CASE PRESENTATION: A 65-year-old seemingly well male patient was referred to our clinic under the suspicion of hyperaldosteronism due to hypertension combined with hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[pmj.bmj.com] We present a case of a testosterone-secreting oncocytic adrenocortical carcinoma in a 19-year-old female who presented with acne, hirsutism and irregular menses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing's Disease

    The course of the disease was fatal, the patient died due to severe hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If Cushing's disease remains untreated it may be fatal.[symptoma.com] The clinical signs suggesting Cushing's disease, such as obesity, moon face, hirsutism, and facial plethora are already present on presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    In addition to the CS development, biochemical results of the patient showed low cortisol, ACTH, testosterone, DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate) levels, and hypokalemia[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com] Iatrogenic Cushing's disease (iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome) is the most common cause of cushingoid symptoms.[symptoma.com] […] increased gluconeogenesis (opposite insulin action) Bruisability loss of subcutaneous collagen matrix, skin peels off easilty (liddle’s sign) – susceptible to fungal infection Hirsutism[medatrio.com]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    Depressivity Depression 0000716 Diabetes mellitus 0000819 Fatigue Tired Tiredness [ more ] 0012378 Generalized hirsutism Excessive hairiness over body 0002230 Hypertension 0000822 Hypokalemia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Cushing’s Disease vs.[mskcc.org] […] hyperparathyroidism上皮小体機能亢進[症] hyperplasia過形成、増殖、増生、肥厚 hyperuricemia高尿酸血[症] hypocalcemia低カルシウム血[症] hypoglycemia低血糖[症] hypoglycemic attack低血糖発作 hypoglycemic coma低血糖[性]昏睡 hypokalemia[tokyo-med.ac.jp]

  • Adrenogenital Syndrome

    A 23-year-old Japanese woman had her male-like musculature, hirsutism, the absence of breast development and marked clitoromegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] congenital adrenal hyperplasia that leads to a decrease in adrenal androgen synthesis and an increase in aldosterone, causing renal reabsorption of sodium, hypertension, and hypokalemia[visualdx.com] The right adrenal gland was significantly wider in the patients with Cushing's disease and AGS than in control subjects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Nelson Syndrome

    […] obesity, moon face, acne, abdominal striae, hypertension, decreased carbohydrate tolerance, protein catabolism, psychiatric disturbances, and osteoporosis, amenorrhea, and hirsutism[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Mifepristone increases serum cortisol but blocks the effects of the corticosteroid and may cause hypokalemia.[merckmanuals.com] The short-term follow-up results in patients with Cushing* disease, Nelson syndrome and chromophobe adenoma are very encouraging.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acquired Adrenogenital Syndrome

    Abstract Hirsutism is the term applied to a masculine pattern of hair growth.[link.springer.com] In children, the hypokalemia and hyperaldosteronism of Bartter's syndrome are distinguished from Conn's syndrome by the absence of hypertension.[teleplexus.com] Disorders of the adrenal glands—adrenal cortex include Cushing's disease (excess cortisol production), adrenogenital syndrome, feminizing adrenal tumors (feminization of the[books.google.de]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    ., obesity, hypertension, impaired glucose tolerance, hyperlipidemia, hirsutism, acne, and gonadal dysfunction). FULL TEXT[annals.org] Ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone syndrome is ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion due to small-cell lung carcinoma, associated with symptoms of hypertension, hypokalemia[specialty.mims.com] disease and Cushing syndrome.[themedicalbiochemistrypage.org]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    He continues to take ativan for anxiety, lisinopril and amlodipine for hypertension, and kcl 10 meq twice daily for hypokalemia.[endotext.org] KEYWORDS: Adrenal insufficiency; Adrenocortical adenoma; Cushing disease; Cushing syndrome[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and thinning of the extremities, a thickening at the base of neck called a buffalo hump, a rounding of the face, weakness of the proximal muscles, thinning of the skin, hirsutism[surgery.med.miami.edu]

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