Woman’s Depression Eases After Treatment for Cushing’s in Case Study

Woman’s Depression Eases After Treatment for Cushing’s in Case Study

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Woman’s Depression Eases After Treatment for Cushing’s in Case Study

Early diagnosis and treatment of Cushing’s disease could help prevent or diminish mental health crises, a recent report suggests. In the rare case study, a woman with a history of suicidal depression was found to have Cushing’s disease caused by a pituitary tumor in her brain. Her symptoms eased considerably after surgery and adequate treatment. “To the best of our knowledge this is the first case [of Cushing’s disease] documented in Saudi Arabia,” the researchers…

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