Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. ; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Furqan M M. M.B.B.S
Metabolic syndrome syndrome must be differentiated from other diseases that cause hypertension, obesity, and hyperandrogenism, such as Cushing's syndrome and pseudo-Cushing's syndrome.
Differentiating Metabolic Syndrome from other Diseases
The table below summarizes the findings that differentiate pseudo-Cushing's disease from other conditions that may cause hypertension, hyperandrogenism, obesity, facial plethora, skin changes, osteoporosis, nephrolithiasis and neuropsychiatric conditions.