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what causes cushing's syndrome Excessive adrenocortical activity
what are the primary causes of the signs and symptoms fo cushing's syndrome oversecretion of glucocorticoids and androgens
what are s/s of cushing's syndrome central obesity, buffalo hump moon-face,thin extremities, skin is thin, oseoporosis, backache, HTN, hyperglycemia or MD, weight gain
what are diagnostics of cushing's syndrome increased glucose and na+ decreased k+, ca++, eosophils ACTH Levels plasma and urinarty cortisol levels dexamethasone suppression test
how is cushing syndrome managed surgery, radiation
what is the role of cyproheptadine it interferes with ACTH production
what is diet for cushing's syndrome high in protein, ca++ vit d K+ low carb, low calories, low na+ to control weight and edema.
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