Cushing’s Syndrome Treatment Preceded Cushing’s Disease Diagnosis

Cushing’s Syndrome Treatment Preceded Cushing’s Disease Diagnosis

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Cushing’s Syndrome Treatment Preceded Cushing’s Disease Diagnosis

A woman developed Cushing’s disease years after she had received successful treatment for Cushing’s syndrome, as described in a recent case report. “Our case illustrates that both [forms of Cushing’s] may develop in a single individual even without evidence for a common genetic background,” its authors wrote. The study, “Case report: consecutive adrenal Cushing’s syndrome and Cushing’s disease in a patient with somatic CTNNB1, USP8, and NR3C1 mutations,” was published in the journal Frontiers in Endocrinology.…

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