Cushing’s May Increase Risk of Acute Pancreatitis

Cushing’s May Increase Risk of Acute Pancreatitis

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Cushing’s May Increase Risk of Acute Pancreatitis

Cushing’s syndrome may increase the risk of acute pancreatitis, a condition in which the pancreas becomes inflamed suddenly, according to a recent case report. The study, “Acute pancreatitis associated with Cushing syndrome – A case report and literature review,” was published in the journal Annals of Medicine and Surgery. Cushing’s syndrome is characterized by excessive levels of the hormone cortisol. This can be triggered by long-term use of steroid treatments, or by the presence of…

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