How common is Cushing's syndrome?

Cushing's syndrome is quite rare. A significant amount of people do develop benign tumors in their pituitary glands. However, most of these tumors do not cause Cushing's syndrome.

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What is the best course of treatment for Cushing's syndrome?
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In most cases, the best treatment for Cushing's syndrome is surgery.  (The most common cause of Cush...
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What causes Cushing's syndrome?
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The causes of Cushing's syndrome can be divided into: ACTH-dependent disease — In these diseases,...
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Does Cushing's syndrome cause any complications?
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There are several complications that can be caused by Cushing's syndrome if the illness is left untr...
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What are the signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome?
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The signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome vary, but most people with the syndrome have upper body...
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