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Unformatted text preview: Prognosis Left untreated, Cushings syndrome, leads to increasingly severe symptoms and cause disease such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, liver and kidney failure, hyperthyroidism as well as chronic infections. Cushings syndrome can be treated effectively and usually, if caught early, has a good prognosis. Cushings disease has a poorer prognosis; impaired pituitary function may result if the condition is not recognised. Prevention Cushings syndrome in its iatrogenic form can be prevented by using corticosteroids cautiously at levels which suppress inflammatory diseases without causing side effects....
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