Cushing's syndrome: aftermath of the cure

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Pivonello, Rosario; De Martino, Maria Cristina; De Leo, Monica; Tauchmanovà, Libuse; Faggiano, Antongiulio; Lombardi, Gaetano; Colao, Annamaria;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia e Metabologia
  • Subject: 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

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... View more
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