Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome is a collection of symptoms and signs caused by prolonged exposure to elevated levels of either endogenous or exogenous glucocorticoids. The incidence of Cushing’s syndrome is approximately 10-15 per million, and the incidence is higher in people...
A 61-Year-Old Man with Widespread Hyperpigmentation

A 61-Year-Old Man with Widespread Hyperpigmentation

A 61-year-old man presents with generalised weakness and skin hyperpigmentation. His only past medical history of note is a bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing’s syndrome 18 years earlier. On examination of his visual fields you discover a bitemporal hemianopia. 1....

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