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Cushing Syndrome is an endocrine disorder discovered by Dr Cushing. Cushing syndrome is a combination of multiple signs and symptoms which occur together in a patient. Cushing syndrome is due to excessive production of cortisone by adrenal gland due to any reason or excessive intake of cortisol/cortisone. Cushing syndrome also known as hypercortisolism or hyoeradrenocorticism. Females are effected more at the age of 20 to 50 years . Cushing syndrome can also effect the animals such as dog, horses and cats. Causes of Cushing SyndromeUse of high quantity of glucocorticoids.Oral contraceptive pills.Adrenal gland tumour.Adrenal gland hyperplasia.lungs cancer.Sign and Symptoms of Cushing syndromeMoon face (round face, most typical presentation of cushing syndrome).Abrupt weight gain.Buffalo hump (due to accumulation of fat at the back of neck).Central abdominal obesity.Slow rate of healing of wounds.Poor muscle tone or muscles weakness. Facial Acne.Profuse sweating. Due to thinning of skin and dilated capillaries the skin colour look reddish.Increased risk of infections.Increased risk of fractures due to hypocalcemia.Baldness.Hirsutism (male like facial hair growth).Infertility. Errection problems in male.In female menstrual issue or some time in female patients it is completely absent.Depression.Anxiety.Increased blood pressure. Increased urination. Decreased libido.Striae ( red patches on skin).
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Diagnosis of Cushing SyndromeDiagnosis of cushing syndrome is confirmed by dexamethasone suppression test, in this test injection of dexamethasone is introduced in body to check the changing in the level of cortisol. This test is use to find out the function of adrenal gland. Another test can be use is saliva cortisol level.Treatment Of Cushing Syndrome It has been find out that most of the cases of cushing syndrome is induced as a side effect of glucocorticoids medicines which are use for treatment of many diseases, in these type of cases stop the medicine for some time and then again start. Cortisone synthesis inhibiting medications are also available. Cushing syndrome is due to adrenal adenoma or any tumour it is corrected by surgery.