Cushing’s Syndrome

– Hypersecretion of glucocorticoids by the adrenal gland, which produces a characteristic constellation of clinical abnormalities, including a moon face and truncal and neck fat pad deposits. It is classified into adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-dependent (75%) and ACTH-independent (25%) forms. ACTH-dependent forms are also referred to as Cushing’s disease.
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Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Limb wasting in Guillain-Barre syndrome– A rapidly progressive, acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy characterized by muscle weakness and paralysis of the extremities and possible respiratory paralysis with abnormal sensation and loss of reflexes.
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Organic Mental Syndromes (Organic Brain Syndrome)

– A constellation of behavioral signs and symptoms associated with transient or permanent dysfunction of the brain and characterized by impaired intellectual functioning, confusion, and agitation. The most common categories and the ones discussed here are delirium and dementia. Delirium is a reversible, self-limiting condition characterized by a reduced ability to maintain attention to or appropriately shift attention among external stimuli. Dementia is a structurally caused, permanent decline in memory, abstract thinking, and judgment.
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