TITLE

Cushing Disease Presenting as Arthritis

AUTHOR(S)
Kulkarni, Ketan Prasad; Kochar, Inderpal Singh
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;Jun2010, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p603
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 12-year-old boy with pituitary micro adenoma initially presenting as arthritis and developing keratilysis exfolitiva. A diagnosis of Cushing syndrome was considered in view of hypertension, overweight and acanthosis nigricans with thrombocytosis and esinopenia. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided gamma knife radio surgery was performed. It states that the possible cause of the dermal manifestations of keratilysis exfolitiva with folliculitis in the patient is hypercortisolism.
ACCESSION #
52388477

 

Related Articles

  • Vertebral body infarction revealed by diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging. Kobayashi, Makoto; Kanai, Tetsuya // Journal of Neurology;Apr2013, Vol. 260 Issue 4, p1160 

    The article presents a case study of a 43-year-old woman who was diagnosed with previous history of Still's disease, dyslipidemia and hypertension. It notes that she could not move both her legs and was worsened over the next four hours of confinement at the hospital until she could not unaided....

  • Adrenal cortical carcinoma mimicking early severe preeclampsia. Jarvis, Elizabeth; Morton, Adam // Obstetric Medicine (1753-495X);Mar2014, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p45 

    Preeclampsia is a common disorder in pregnancy and may affect multiple maternal and foetal organ systems. Less common disorders with similar features may imitate preeclampsia though require different management strategies and with different prognostic implications for mother and baby. We present...

  • DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR MILD CUSHING'S SYNDROME.  // Ethnicity & Disease;Summer2009 Supplement 3, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p54 

    Cushings syndrome is a rare disorder which occurs when there is an overproduction of the hormone cortisol from the adrenal glands. One cause of this syndrome is Cushings disease which is a benign tumor located in the pituitary gland. The tumor produces excess Adrenocortocotropic Hormone (ACTH)...

  • Residual manifestations of hypercortisolemia following surgical treatment in a patient with Cushing syndrome. Bartz, Sara K.; Karaviti, Lefkothea P.; Brandt, Mary L.; Lopez, Monica E.; Masand, Prakash; Devaraj, Sridevi; Hicks, John; Anderson, Lauren; Lodish, Maya; Keil, Meg; Stratakis, Constantine A. // International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology;Aug2015, Vol. 2015 Issue 1, p1 

    Context: Cushing Syndrome is difficult to diagnose, and the comorbidities and persistent late effects of hypercortisolemia after treatment of the primary disease are challenging for the patient and the endocrinologist. Objective: To report the case of a girl with obesity and hypertension,...

  • Prevalence of acanthosis nigricans and its correlates in a cross-section of Nigerians with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Ogbera, A. O.; Akinlade, A.; Ajose, O.; Awobusuyi, J. // Tropical Doctor;Oct2008, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p235 

    Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a dermatological condition that is often associated with obesity and may be a physical marker of insulin resistance. Studies have documented a high prevalence rate of AN in people with diabetes mellitus (DM). However, there have been no Nigerian reports on AN and DM....

  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis complicated by glaucoma and Brown’s syndrome. Tejada, Pilar; Enríquez, Eugenia; María Rodríguez Del Valle, José; Barceló, Ana; Gutiérrez, Esperanza; De Inocencio, Jaime // Rheumatology;Sep2012, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p1729 

    A letter to the editor is presented in which the author presents a case of a 7-year-old girl with extended oligoarticular Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) who developed secondary glaucoma and Brown's syndrome, and the use of steroids resulted in resolution of the symptoms for a short duration.

  • Brown patches, skin tags on axilla. Levine, Norman // Geriatrics;Oct96, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p27 

    Features the diagnosis of acanthosis nigricans, a condition associated with insulin-resistant states. Velvety plaques with satellite skin tags located in the axillary vaults of a 62-year-old, obese and diabetic man; Conditions to consider.

  • Contrast-enhanced MRI of the temporomandibular joint: findings in children without juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Kottke, Raimund; Saurenmann, Rotraud K.; Schneider, Michel M.; Müller, Lukas; Grotzer, Michael A.; Kellenberger, Christian J. // Acta Radiologica;Sep2015, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p1145 

    Background: Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is highly sensitive for assessing temporomandibular joint (TMJ) involvement in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), but only sparse data exist on normal TMJ appearance in children. Purpose: To determine normal MRI appearance and...

  • Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of the wrist in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Nusman, Charlotte; Lavini, Cristina; Hemke, Robert; Caan, Matthan; Schonenberg-Meinema, Dieneke; Dolman, Koert; Rossum, Marion; Berg, J.; Kuijpers, Taco; Maas, Mario; Nusman, Charlotte M; Caan, Matthan W A; Dolman, Koert M; van Rossum, Marion A J; van den Berg, J Merlijn; Kuijpers, Taco W // Pediatric Radiology;Feb2017, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p205 

    Background: Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI provides information on the heterogeneity of the synovium, the primary target of disease in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).Objective: To evaluate the feasibility of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in the wrist...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics