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What is the Cushiongoid state?

Louis Rosner
Neurology
A typical state in those who stay on steroid treatment for a long period of time is called the Cushingoid state, named for Dr. Harvey Cushing. It includes a moon face, a prominent dowager's hump at the lower neck and upper back, and purple streaks on the skin of the abdominal wall.
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