Cushing syndrome

hyperaldosteronism: Overproduction of aldosterone by the adrenal glands, which may lead to hypokalemia and/or hypernatremia. [ NCIT:P378 ]

Endpoint definition

Long name Cushing syndrome
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E24, ICD-8: 2580
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E24
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Syndroma Cushing

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 163 111 52
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.08 0.09 0.06
Mean age at first event (years) 46.50 45.47 48.69
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 3.07 1.80 5.77

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2.0 2.0 2.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 50.31 48.65 53.85

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Cushing syndrome
after Cushing syndrome

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Cushing syndrome