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cushingoid

 [koosh´ing-oid]
resembling the features, symptoms, and signs associated with Cushing's syndrome.

cush·ing·oid

(kush'ing-oyd),
Resembling the signs and symptoms of Cushing disease or syndrome: moon facies, buffalo hump obesity, striations, adiposity, hypertension, diabetes, and osteoporosis, usually due to exposure to high doses of exogenous corticosteroids on a long-term basis.

cushingoid

(ko͝osh′ĭng-oid′)
adj.
Resembling the signs and symptoms of Cushing syndrome.

cushingoid

[koo͡sh′ingoid]
Etymology: Harvey W. Cushing, American surgeon, 1869-1939; Gk, eidos, form
having the habitus and facies characteristic of Cushing's disease: fat pads on the upper back and face, ruddy complexion, striae on trunk, thin legs, and excess facial hair.

cush·ing·oid

(kush'ing-oyd)
Resembling the signs and symptoms of Cushing disease or syndrome: buffalo hump obesity, striations, adiposity, hypertension, diabetes, and osteoporosis, usually due to exogenous corticosteroids.

Cushingoid

The appearance of people taking large doses of corticosteroids or suffering from CUSHING'S SYNDROME.

cush·ing·oid

(kush'ing-oyd)
Resembling the signs and symptoms of Cushing disease or syndrome: moon facies, buffalo hump obesity, striations, adiposity, hypertension, diabetes, and osteoporosis.

cushingoid

resembling Cushing's syndrome, said of signs and clinical features. See also growth hormone-responsive dermatosis.
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The development of cushingoid features and drug-induced adrenal suppression are more prone to occur if the corticosteroid is applied inappropriately as on damp and occluded skin of sensitive genital area that is also inflammed.
Additionally, her chronic AIHA came under control after 1 week of MDMP treatment, hemoglobinuria resolved and the bilirubin level decreased after 3 d of MDMP; the only side effect was a mild cushingoid appearance that regressed after 2 months of the treatment, despite continuation of a relatively low dose of MP (48 mg/d).
Cushingoid appearance manifests as moon facies, truncal obesity, and "buffalo hump," and is very troubling to patients, but is uncommon at doses below the physiologic glucocorticoid replacement range.
Fizik muayenesinde, boyu 50-75 persentil arasinda, vucut agirligi 97 persentilde, solunum sayisi dakikada 24, vucut isisi 37[degrees]C, nabiz dakikada 108, cushingoid gorunumde, dispneik, takipneik, interkostal ve subkostal retraksiyonlari vardi; disaridan hisilti duyuluyordu, dinlemekle her iki akcigerde bazallerde solunum sesleri azalmisti.
At that time she presented with Cushingoid features and a metabolic alkalosis with pH 7.
They become cushingoid, they gain weight, and often there's acne or stretch marks.
Individuals face stigma because they have noticeable physical characteristics including short stature and photophobia, Cushingoid features if they have undergone renal transplantation, and strong body and breath odor due to medication side effects.
Cushingoid signs and symptoms include moon face, fat pads, a buffalo hump, acne, hirsutism, weight gain, psychic disturbances, peptic ulcers, and headache.
Systemic GC therapy, however, presents a high rate of side effects and complications, such as transient Cushingoid features, onset of diabetes, depression, infections, hypertension, osteoporosis, increased body weight, peptic ulcer, and hirsutism.
Norma was extremely cushingoid because of the steroids she was taking and sometimes even had difficulty ambulating because of her disease and treatment.
That's enough prednisone to make every one of these patients cushingoid.