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Cushing's syndrome caused by an occult source: difficulties in diagnosis and management.

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BACKGROUND: A 24-year-old woman presented with a 12.5 kg weight gain over 6 months (mostly abdominal), hirsutism, acne, ankle edema, polydipsia, nocturia, back pain, pigmentation, poor libido and lightened menses to our hospital in May 1986. She had been treated for the previous 2 years with furosemide and spironolactone for peripheral edema, and had stopped the combined oral contraceptive 2 months previously. She did not take tobacco, recreational drugs or alcohol. Upon physical examination...

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10.1038/ncpendmet0327

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Nature clinical practice. Endocrinology and metabolism More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
11
Pages:
642-647
Publication date:
2006-11-01
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1745-8374
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1745-8366
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English
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2012-12-19

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