Cushing disease

Cushing disease
1. Cushing syndrome in which the hyperadrenocorticism is secondary to excessive anterior pituitary secretion of corticotropin by a pituitary adenoma or, rarely, as a result of corticotroph hyperplasia. 2. equine Cushing d.

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