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What will a diagnosis of cushing's disease do to a child early in life (before 5yo?)
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Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Various things
Classic cushing's is extremely rare in children.
They can have usual cushing's features plus stunted height.

In brief: Various things
Classic cushing's is extremely rare in children.
They can have usual cushing's features plus stunted height.
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Numerous conditions
Untreated or improperly treated cushings disease can lead to obesity, diabetes and hypertension.
There are also certain physical traits that can accompany this diagnosis such as hairiness, acne, round face, truncal obesity as well as stretch marks.

In brief: Numerous conditions
Untreated or improperly treated cushings disease can lead to obesity, diabetes and hypertension.
There are also certain physical traits that can accompany this diagnosis such as hairiness, acne, round face, truncal obesity as well as stretch marks.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Exceedingly rare
Cushing's disease, as opposed to syndrome, can be very difficult to diagnose and treat in children.
It is rare enough that he should be in the care of pediatric endocrinologists and pediatric neurosurgeons who have experience treating this. Please talk to his pediatric endocrinologist about this. The nih does see patients like this also. Best wishes.

In brief: Exceedingly rare
Cushing's disease, as opposed to syndrome, can be very difficult to diagnose and treat in children.
It is rare enough that he should be in the care of pediatric endocrinologists and pediatric neurosurgeons who have experience treating this. Please talk to his pediatric endocrinologist about this. The nih does see patients like this also. Best wishes.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics
In brief: Numerous conditions
Mainly alters growth among other things.

In brief: Numerous conditions
Mainly alters growth among other things.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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