Pathophysiology of dyslipidemia in Cushing's syndrome.

  title={Pathophysiology of dyslipidemia in Cushing's syndrome.},
  author={Giorgio Arnaldi and Valerio Mattia Scandali and Laura Trementino and Marina Cardinaletti and Gloria Appolloni and Marco Boscaro},
  volume={92 Suppl 1},
Dyslipidemia seems to be less frequent than other metabolic comorbidities in human Cushing's syndrome. Nevertheless, it plays an important role in determining the global cardiovascular risk in overt and subclinical Cushing's syndrome. In Cushing's syndrome, there is an increase of triglyceride and total cholesterol levels whereas HDL can be at variable levels. Overt and subclinical Cushing's syndrome share many features with metabolic syndrome including insulin resistance, abnormal fasting… CONTINUE READING


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