publication . Article . Other literature type . 2007

Síndrome de Cushing: resultado da cura

Libuse Tauchmanovà; Rosario Pivonello; Annamaria Colao; Maria Cristina De Martino; Gaetano Lombardi; Monica De Leo; Antongiulio Faggiano;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2007
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia e Metabologia
Abstract
Cushing's syndrome (CS) is a chronic and systemic disease caused by endogenous or exogenous hypercortisolism, associated with an increase of mortality rate due to the clinical consequences of glucocorticoid excess, especially cardiovascular diseases. After cure, usually obtained by the surgical removal of the tumor responsible for the disease, the normalization of cortisol secretion is not constantly followed by the recovery of the clinical complications developed during the active disease, and it is often followed by the development of novel clinical manifestations induced by the fall of cortisol levels. These evidences were mostly documented in patients with p...
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free text keywords: Cushing's syndrome, Cushing's disease, Hypercortisolism, Cure, Remission, Metabolic syndrome, Hypertension, Cardiovascular risk, Osteoporosis, Pituitary, Adrenal, ACTH, Cortisol, Glucocorticoid excess, Síndrome de Cushing, Doença de Cushing, Hipercortisolismo, Cura, Remissão, Síndrome metabólica, Hipertensão, Risco cardiovascular, Osteoporose, Hipófise, Excesso de glucocorticóide, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, General Medicine, Disease, medicine.disease, medicine, Cognitive decline, business.industry, business, Cortisol secretion, Mortality rate, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, Exacerbation
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