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Cushing's syndrome. Light micrograph of a section through muscle affected by Cushing's syndrome, a hormonal condition caused by overproduction of adrenal gland hormones. The muscle fibres (pink) are degenerating. As well as muscle damage (myopathy), symptoms include easy bruising, weight gain, high blood pressure, and diabetes.
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