Acute abdominal pain in a man with Cushing syndrome.

@article{Rahmanian2015AcuteAP,
  title={Acute abdominal pain in a man with Cushing syndrome.},
  author={Masoud Rahmanian and Jamal Jafari Nedooshan and Sina Rafat and Reza Rafie and Mansour Rafiei and Reza Nafisi Moghadam},
  journal={Acta clinica Belgica},
  year={2015},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={372-4}
}
Arterial thrombosis or emboli have rarely been reported in Cushing syndrome (CS). Here we describe the first case of mesenteric ischaemia secondary to ventricular emboli in a patient with CS. Laboratory evaluation showed increased fibrinogen and factor VIII. Previous studies showed that venous thromboembolism (VTE) increases in CS. This case for the first… CONTINUE READING