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Pseudo Cushing’s syndrome is seen in? (PNQ)



A Obesity
B Alcoholism

C Depression
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Pseudo Cushing’s syndrome:

1). Some patient resemble like Cushing’s syndrome (Pseudo Cushing syndrome).

2). These are patient with obesity, chronic alcoholism, depression and acute illness of any type.

Incidentalomas:

1). Many incidental masses (so called incidentalomas) are discovered during radiographic testing for another condition, rather than testing performed because of suspected adrenal disorder.

2). Many of them turn out to be adrenocortical adenoma. Especially in the patient above the age of 30 yrs.

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