Typical Striae in a Case of Cushing’s Syndrome

  • Rajesh Jain Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, India
  • SV Madhu Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India
  • Saket Kant Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, India
  • Ved Prakash Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, India

Abstract

An 18-year-old Indian boy presented with increasing weight, generalised weakness, proximal myopathy and some rashes over his abdomen for the last 6 months. On examination, he was found to have broad purple striae on his abdomen, hypertension and proximal myopathy. He gave history of exogenous oral steroid use for his bronchial asthma which had been more frequent  for the last year.

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Published
2014-05-24
How to Cite
Jain, R., Madhu, S., Kant, S., & Prakash, V. (2014). Typical Striae in a Case of Cushing’s Syndrome. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies, 28(1), 90. Retrieved from https://asean-endocrinejournal.org/index.php/JAFES/article/view/59
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Images in Endocrinology