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Do I have cushing syndrome or disease---what is the difference?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Cushing's

Cushing's syndrome is any conditions that cause the adrenal gland to produce too much cortisol.
Cushing's disease is a adenoma (tumor) in the pituitary that produces a hormone called acth which causes the adrenal gland to produce too much cortisol.

In brief: Cushing's

Cushing's syndrome is any conditions that cause the adrenal gland to produce too much cortisol.
Cushing's disease is a adenoma (tumor) in the pituitary that produces a hormone called acth which causes the adrenal gland to produce too much cortisol.
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