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Cases Related To Blood Pressure - Part I

45-year-old woman with headache and facial swelling

History

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45-year-old woman presents with a one-month history of headache and facial swelling (moon facies).

Cortisol levels are twice normal. Blood sugar is elevated. MRI shows a pituitary tumor.



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Authors and Reviewers

Authored by Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD and David Lieberman, Developer, Virtual Cardiac Patient. Medically reviewed by Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.
Last Update: 2/8/2019
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