High Cortisol Levels Seen to Ease Psoriasis in Cyclic Cushing’s Patient

High Cortisol Levels Seen to Ease Psoriasis in Cyclic Cushing’s Patient

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High Cortisol Levels Seen to Ease Psoriasis in Cyclic Cushing’s Patient

Symptoms of psoriasis vulgaris, an autoimmune disease that mainly affects the skin, eased in a man with cyclic Cushing’s disease during a short episode of hypercortisolemia, a period marked by cortisol levels rising above healthy limits, according to a case study. Believed to be the first such case reported, it was described in the study, “Case of cyclic Cushing’s disease with improvement of psoriatic skin lesions during a period of hypercortisolemia,” published in the Journal of the…

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