EXOGENOUS CUSHING’S SYNDROME
Samreen Thabassum* and Dr. Nikhil Kumar Vanjari
Chronic use of steroids have serious side effects. Cushing syndrome is one of them. Here is a case of 50 years old female who has a history of joint pains associated with morning stiffness and is on medications Prednisolone 10 mg daily and Aceclofenac 200 mg BID since 2 years. Patient claimed to have vomiting, diarrhea 5 days ago now relieved. Complaints of fever low grade associated with chills and rigors since 10 days. Facial puffiness since 2 months, SOB grade – III since 15 days, edema over legs.
Keywords: Cushing syndrome, prednisolone, steroids, glucocortecoids.
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