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Cushing’s Disease: An Often Misdiagnosed and Not So Rare Disorder

Cushing's Disease BookCushing’s Disease: An Often Misdiagnosed and Not So Rare Disorder, edited by Dr. Edward Laws, MD and Louise Pace, President of the CSRF, Elsevier/Academic Press, 2016, ISBN9780128043400. This book reviews the epidemiology of Cushing’s, including statistics on the incidence and prevalence of this disease. There are discussions of the signs and symptoms and the most common co-morbidities, such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, amenorrhea, and infertility. Surgical, medical, and radiotherapeutic treatments, including indications, results, risks, and complications, are reviewed.

Also featured is a chapter on the patient’s perspective, coping with Cushing’s, quality of life, and psychosomatic issues. Cushing’s Disease is essential reading for the wide range of physicians who treat patients with Cushing’s disease symptoms, as well patients wanting more information on Cushing’s.

The print version is currently available from Amazon, Elsevier, and many other retailers. The electronic version is currently available from multiple retailers. Price is approximately $60.00.

Read more from CSRF Founder and President, Louise Pace.


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