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How do you know if someone has cushing's syndrome?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Many symptoms

Symptoms / signs: truncal obesity (mr. Potatohead look), "moon" facies, thinning of skin, easy bruising, "buffalo" hump in upper back, purple stretch marks, hypertension, fatigue, psychiatric sx, insomnia, excess hair growth, muscle weakness and loss.
Symptoms are often progressive and should prompt screening.

In brief: Many symptoms

Symptoms / signs: truncal obesity (mr. Potatohead look), "moon" facies, thinning of skin, easy bruising, "buffalo" hump in upper back, purple stretch marks, hypertension, fatigue, psychiatric sx, insomnia, excess hair growth, muscle weakness and loss.
Symptoms are often progressive and should prompt screening.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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