8/1/21 assign patho


  • Compare and contrast Cushing syndrome and Addison disease.

Assignment Overview

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  • A 2-page minimum APA format paper is required (excluding title and reference pages).

Read the following scenario and answer the prompts/questions. 

Compare and contrast Cushing syndrome and Addison disease addressing the following categories:

  • Etiology
  • Physical Appearance
  • Fluid and electrolytes
  • Blood pressure
  • Blood sugar
  • Musculoskeletal effects
  • Inflammatory response
  • Immune response
  • Response to stress
  • Treatment

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