Alternate Names : Hypercortisolism
What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?
Signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome vary but may include:
fragile, thin skin that bruises easily
high blood glucose
increased fat around the neck
irritability, anxiety, and depression
obesity in the upper body
Women with Cushing's syndrome may have excessive hair growth on their faces, necks, trunks, and thighs. They may have absent or irregular menstruation. Men with may have decreased fertility and decreased or absent sexual desire. In children, the syndrome may cause obesity and slow growth rates.