• glucose
  • Korlym - mifepristone 300 mg tablets - is approved by the FDA as a once-daily oral medicine for use in patients with Cushing's syndrome who have type 2 diabetes or glucose intolerance, and are not candidates for surgery or have failed surgery. (rttnews.com)
  • 1998
  • Findlay CA, Macdonald JF, Wallace AM, Geddes N, Donaldson MDC (1998) Childhood Cushing's syndrome induced by betamethasone nose drops and repeat prescriptions. (springer.com)
  • striae
  • Other striking and distressing skin changes that may appear in Cushing's syndrome include facial acne, susceptibility to superficial fungus (dermatophyte and malassezia) infections, and the characteristic purplish, atrophic striae on the abdomen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skin changes in Cushing's syndrome include thinning and bruising easily, developing striae and hyperpigmentation at skin folds. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiac
  • There is also evidence to support that the mis-localization of PKA signaling contributes to cardiac arrhythmias, specifically Long QT syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • Loss-of-function mutations in the gene encoding 7-DHCR result in Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS) and dramatic accumulation of 7-dehydrocholesterol. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mechanism of development of Cushing ulcers is thought to be due to direct stimulation of vagal nuclei as a result of increased intracranial pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alternatively, it may also be a direct result of Cushing reaction. (wikipedia.org)