Sheba Asghar

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I. Definition. Cushing’s syndrome is a clinical condition resulting from prolonged exposure to excessive glucocorticoids, either from endogenous or exogenous sources. Therapeutic administration of exogenous glucocorticoids is the most common cause of Cushing’s syndrome. The most common endogenous cause of Cushing’s syndrome is Cushing’s disease. Cushing’s disease is Cushing’s syndrome caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone…

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