Abstract

A CASE REPORT OF CUSHING???S SYNDROME INDUCED HYPERCOAGULABLE STATE

Author(s): A. K. Badrinath, Suresh Babu S, A. Omar Shahid, D. Biju

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. Examinati on of the left lower limb shows swelling of the entire lower limb with redness and warmth. Her complete haemogram revealed anaemia with Hb 9.3 g% and thrombocytosis with platelet 680000/ cu mm. Her renal function tests, liver function tests and serum el ectrolytes were normal. Electrocardiogram and chest X ray revealed no abnormalities.