publication . Article . 2018

Secondary Diabetes Mellitus in Patients with Endogenous Cushing’s Syndrome - Clinical Characteristics at Diagnosis

Căpăţînă Cristina; Baciu Ionela; Greere Daniela; Caragheorgheopol Andra; Poiană Cătălina;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases (issn: 2284-6417, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
Abstract
Background and aims. Endogenous Cushing’s syndrome is a rare disease associated with severe morbidity and increased mortality if untreated. Diabetes mellitus is a frequent initial complaint of these patients. Our aim was to investigate the clinical characteristics at the time of diagnosis in a cohort of patients with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome (CS).
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free text keywords: secondary, diabetes mellitus, Cushing’s syndrome, endogenous, Specialties of internal medicine, RC581-951
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