Cushing disease


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Cush·ing dis·ease

(kush'ing), [MIM*219090]
adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an ACTH-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary.
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Cushing disease

(ko͝osh′ĭng) or

Cushing's disease

(-ĭngz)
n.
A disorder caused by excess production of the hormone ACTH by a pituitary tumor, which results in the symptoms of Cushing syndrome.
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Cush·ing dis·ease

(kush'ing di-zēz')
Adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Cushing,

Harvey Williams, U.S. neurosurgeon, 1869-1939.
Cushing basophilism - Synonym(s): Cushing syndrome
Cushing bone rongeur
Cushing brain depressor
Cushing brain forceps
Cushing brain spatula
Cushing cranial bur
Cushing cranial rongeur forceps
Cushing disease - adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an ACTH-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary. Synonym(s): Cushing pituitary basophilism
Cushing dressing forceps
Cushing dural hook
Cushing dural hook knife
Cushing effect - Synonym(s): Cushing phenomenon
Cushing Gigli-saw guide
Cushing nerve retractor
Cushing perforator
Cushing perforator drill
Cushing periosteal elevator
Cushing phenomenon - a rise in systemic blood pressure when the intracranial pressure acutely increases. Synonym(s): Cushing effect; Cushing response
Cushing pituitary basophilism - Synonym(s): Cushing disease
Cushing response - Synonym(s): Cushing phenomenon
Cushing self-retaining retractor
Cushing straight retractor
Cushing syndrome - a disorder resulting from increased adrenocortical secretion of cortisol. Synonym(s): adrenalism; Cushing basophilism; Gallais syndrome; Itsenko-Cushing syndrome
Cushing syndrome medicamentosus - a variable number of the signs and symptoms of Cushing syndrome.
Cushing ulcer
Itsenko-Cushing syndrome - Synonym(s): Cushing syndrome
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Cush·ing dis·ease

(kush'ing di-zēz') [MIM*219090]
Adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling in the diagnosis of Cushing disease. J Vasc Diagn Interv 2015;3:1-7.
* The report reviews pipeline therapeutics for Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion (Cushing Disease) by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
* The report reviews key players involved Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion (Cushing Disease) therapeutics and enlists all their major and minor projects
* Further dynamic testing of individuals with increased ACTH is useful to differentiate Cushing disease from ectopic ACTH production.
However, PCOS is by far the most common cause of secondary amenorrhea associated with androgen excess, affecting 5%--10% of women during their reproductive years, whereas the incidence of Cushing disease is <1 per 100 000; PCOS was several thousand times more likely than Cushing disease to cause this patient's symptoms.
Conte et al., "Long-term outcome for children and adolescents following transphenoidal surgery for Cushing disease," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
We identified a subset of 21 patients who had undergone pituitary surgery for Cushing disease and had remained at our center for postoperative surveillance.
In these 4 patients, recurrence of Cushing disease was detected at a mean time of 10.8 (3.7) months earlier by the LDDST-CRH test than the LDDST test.
In patients with confirmed Cushing disease and severe renal impairment, the urinary free cortisol excretion rate reportedly is normal despite markedly increased plasma cortisol (4-6).
Two of the patients had primary adrenal insufficiency (Addison disease), two had secondary adrenal insufficiency (hypopituitarism),10 had adrenal adenoma, two had Cushing disease, five had ectopic ACTH secretion, 10 were hypertensive patients with CRI, and two were cases of 11[beta]-OH steroid dehydrogenase deficiency (AME-1).