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September 1971

Cushing's Syndrome in Infancy: A Case Complicated by Monilial Endocarditis

Author Affiliations

New York
From the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York.

Am J Dis Child. 1971;122(3):264-266. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1971.02110030122023

A 6-week-old female infant had Cushing's syndrome complicated by monilial endocarditis. The presenting features of the syndrome in infancy are contrasted with those commonly seen in older children and adults. The increased risk of monilial sepsis in Cushing's syndrome and the difficulty in therapy of this complication are emphasized.

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