An adolescent girl referred with Cushing syndrome--does she or does she not have the syndrome?

@article{Kao2016AnAG,
  title={An adolescent girl referred with Cushing syndrome--does she or does she not have the syndrome?},
  author={Kung-Ting Kao and Margaret R. Zacharin},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={109-12}
}
Cushing syndrome and lipodystrophy syndromes share similar clinical features. This report describes an adolescent girl with newly diagnosed familial partial lipodystrophy type 2 (FPLD2) who was initially referred for Cushing syndrome. The type of abnormal fat deposition syndrome can be elucidated by careful clinical examination. FPLD2 can lead to type 2… CONTINUE READING