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Cushing's Syndrome


Synonyms of Cushing's Syndrome
  • Adrenal Cortex Adenoma
  • Adrenal Hyperfunction resulting from Pituitary ACTH Excess
  • Cushing's Disease
  • Ectopic ACTH Syndrome
  • Ectopic Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Cushing?s Syndrome is a rare endocrine disorder characterized by a variety of symptoms and physical abnormalities that occur due to excessive amounts of certain hormones (corticosteroids).
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    Organizations related to Cushing's Syndrome
    • Autoimmune Information Network, Inc
      PO Box 4121
      Brick NJ 08723
      Phone #: 732-664-9259
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: autoimmunehelp@aol.com
      Home page: http://www.aininc.org
    • Cushing's Support and Research Foundation, Inc.
      65 East India Row
      Boston MA 02110
      Phone #: 617-723-3674
      800 #: --
      e-mail: cushpace@comcast.net
      Home page: http://www.csrf.net
    • European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID)
      c/o Dr. Esther de Vries
      Hertogenbosch None 5200 ME's
      Phone #: +31- 73--6992965
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: info@esid.org
      Home page: http://www.esid.org
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • NIH/National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      2 Information Way
      Bethesda MD 20892-3570
      Phone #: 301-654-3810
      800 #: 800-891-5389
      e-mail: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
    • NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
      31 Center Dr
      Bethesda MD 20892
      Phone #: 301-496-5133
      800 #: --
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/
    • National Adrenal Diseases Foundation
      505 Northern Boulevard
      Great Neck NY 11021
      Phone #: 516-487-4992
      800 #: --
      e-mail: NADFmail@aol.com
      Home page: http://www.medhelp.org/nadf



    For a Complete Report

    This is an abstract of a report from the National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. ? (NORD). A copy of the complete report can be obtained for a small fee by visiting the NORD website. The complete report contains additional information including symptoms, causes, affected population, related disorders, standard and investigational treatments (if available), and references from medical literature. For a full-text version of this topic, see http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdblist.html