What Other Conditions Can Happen In or Be Associated with Cushing Syndrome?

  • Long-term use of glucocorticoids can lead to diabetes and high blood pressure.
  • Certain conditions are associated with an increased risk of Cushing syndrome. These include multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) and Carney Complex. Some studies have reported a relatively high prevalence of Cushing Syndrome among women with obesity and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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