Cushing's Syndrome (cont.)
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The signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome vary and most often develop gradually. You may have:
The eye conditions glaucoma and cataracts also may occur in Cushing's syndrome. In Cushing's disease (tumors on the pituitary gland), your field of vision can be affected. You may have loss of side, or peripheral, vision.
If a cancerous tumor on the lung is the cause, you may have rapid loss of appetite (anorexia) and weight loss. You also may have dark spots on the skin (hyperpigmentation).
Not everyone who has the classic signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome has the disorder. Also, not everyone who has Cushing's syndrome has the classic changes in physical appearance. This is often true in people who are very physically active.
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