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, issue 1, pages 77-81 (issn: 2284-6417, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
<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:<...
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