publication . Article . 2018

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

Cristina Căpăţînă; Ionela Baciu; Daniela Greere; Andra Caragheorgheopol; Cătălina Poiană;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, volume 25, pages 77-81 (eissn: 2284-6417, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p><jats:bold>Background and aims.</jats:bold> 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).</jats:p> <jats:p><jats:bold>Material and methods.</jats:bold> A retrospective analysis of the presentation of 68 cases diagnosed with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome followed-up in our institution was performed.</jats:p> <jats:p><jats:bold>Results:</ja...
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free text keywords: secondary, diabetes mellitus, Cushing’s syndrome, endogenous, Secondary diabetes mellitus, Endocrinology diabetology, S syndrome, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, business.industry, business, In patient, Endogeny, lcsh:Specialties of internal medicine, lcsh:RC581-951
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