A Bearded Indian Female: A Rare Presentation of Cushing's Syndrome

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

Abstract

A 16-year-old Indian girl presented with increased facial hair growth, weight gain, amenorrhea and generalized weakness for the last 3 months. On examination she was found to have severe hirsutism, her modified Ferriman-Gallwey score was 24/36, she had broad purple striae on abdomen, hypertension and proximal myopathy. On investigations, the patient was found to have ACTH dependent Cushing's syndrome

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Published
2014-05-24
How to Cite
Jain, R., Madhu, S., Kant, S., Prakash, V., & Kumar, V. (2014). A Bearded Indian Female: A Rare Presentation of Cushing’s Syndrome. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies, 28(1), 91. Retrieved from https://asean-endocrinejournal.org/index.php/JAFES/article/view/60
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