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Is it possible to have the cushing syndrome without having a tumor found anywhere?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

Cushing's syndrome is any cause that lead to high cortisol level in the blood.
Taking corticosteroids (prednisone for example) at high doses for an extended amount of time may lead to cushing's syndrome.

In brief: Yes

Cushing's syndrome is any cause that lead to high cortisol level in the blood.
Taking corticosteroids (prednisone for example) at high doses for an extended amount of time may lead to cushing's syndrome.
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