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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2014;11(1):52-55.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2014.11.1.52    Published online December 18, 2018.
심한 다발성 골절을 동반한 부신 종양에 의한 쿠싱 증후군 1례
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1 Case of Adrenal Cushing Syndrome with Multiple Bone Fractures
Sung Hee Yeo, Sang Ah Lee
Correspondence:  Sang Ah Lee,
Abstract
There are many causes of secondary bone loss, such as immobilization, endocrine disorders, renal disease and eating disorders. Cushing syndrome is caused by the hypersecretion of adrenal glucocorticoids and is the common cause of bone metabolism disorder, which results in a rapid progressive osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures in young age. Severe metabolic bone fractures are frequently shown in iatrogenic or ectopic cushing syndrome but rare in pituitary and adrenal cushing syndrome. Because cushing syndrome was early detected by typical features in pituitary and adrenal cushing syndrome. We report a rare case of adrenal cushing syndrome concurrent with multiple bone fractures.
Key Words: Cushing Syndrome; Adrenal Adenoma; Bone Fractures
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