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Does Cushing's affect children differently than adults?

Yes. Though most of the symptoms are the same, there is an exception for children. Children with Cushing's syndrome will be have slow or stunted growth.

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How is Cushing's syndrome diagnosed?
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What scans may be needed for a Cushing's syndrome diagnosis?
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How should I prepare for an appointment to diagnose Cushing's syndrome?
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