Cushing’s Disease presents with
b. Decreased ACTH and Decreased Cortisol
c. Increased ACTH and Decreased Cortisol
d. Increased Catecholamines
a. Increased ACTH and Increased Cortisol
Cushing's syndrome (also called hypercortisolism or hyperadrenocorticism) is an endocrine disorder caused by high levels of cortisol in the blood from a variety of causes, including primary pituitary adenoma (known as Cushing's disease), primary adrenal hyperplasia or neoplasia, ectopic ACTH production (e.g., from a small cell lung cancer), and iatrogenic (steroid use).
Cushing's disease was described by American physician, surgeon and endocrinologist Harvey Cushing (1869-1939) and reported by him in 1932.
Question about the earliest manifestation of Cushings was asked in 2004
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