A Case Report on Iactrogenic Cushing Syndrome with Scabies and Oral Candidiasis

  • Md Abdullah Faizan Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India
  • Mohammed Baleeqhuddin Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India
  • Salman Mir Ali Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Abstract

Cushing syndrome is a condition characterized by high blood levels of cortisol or other exogenous compounds of glucocorticoids. This can be iatrogenic or endogenous cortisol secretion, due to the either an adrenal tumor or hyper secretion of adrenotropic hormone by the pituitary gland. Due immunosuppression patient are prone to more infectious diseases. Here the patient is diagnoses with oral candidiasis and scabies. Clinical investigation was carried out and laboratory investigations like Cortisol level in morning and evening, complete blood picture. He was provided with treatment of hydrocortisone, anti-fungal agents, anti-parasitic agents and skin moisturizer.


Keywords: Iactrogenic Cushing syndrome, Candidiasis, Scabies, Cortisol, Corticosteroid.

Keywords: Iactrogenic Cushing syndrome, Candidiasis, Scabies, Cortisol, Corticosteroid

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Md Abdullah Faizan, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Mohammed Baleeqhuddin, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Salman Mir Ali, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

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Faizan M, Baleeqhuddin M, Ali S. A Case Report on Iactrogenic Cushing Syndrome with Scabies and Oral Candidiasis. JDDT [Internet]. 15Aug.2020 [cited 22Apr.2021];10(4-s):217-9. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/4271

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