JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE

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2018 Month : March Volume : 5 Issue : 14 Page : 1272-1274

A CASE REPORT OF CUSHING’S SYNDROME INDUCED HYPERCOAGULABLE STATE

A. K. Badrinath1, Suresh Babu S2, A. Omar Shahid3, D. Biju4

Corresponding Author:
Dr. A. K. Badrinath,
Professor, Department of General Medicine,
Sri Manahule Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital,
Puducherry, Tamilnadu.
E-mail: akbsts@yahoo.co.in
DOI: 10.18410/jebmh/2018/263

PRESENTATION OF CASE
A 25-year-old female patient presented with complaints of swelling of the left lower limb associated with pain in the left leg for 15 days duration. Patient had history of weight gain and irregular menstrual bleeding. No history of breathlessness or giddiness. Patient has no similar complaints in the past and not on any chronic drug intake in the past. On examination, patient is conscious and oriented, pulse – 86/ minute, all peripheral pulses felt; Blood pressure -110/80 mm Hg and systemic examination normal. Examination of the left lower limb shows swelling of the entire lower limb with redness and warmth.