Achard-Thiers syndrome

Achard-Thiers syndrome

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Name = Achard-Thiers syndrome


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DiseasesDB = 33820
ICD10 = ICD10|E|25|9|e|20
ICD9 = ICD9|255.2
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Achard-Thiers syndrome combines the features of Adrenogenital syndrome and Cushing syndrome. It is also known as diabetic-bearded woman syndrome (diabète des femmes à barbe).

The disease is named for Emile Achard and Joseph Thiers.

Clinical features

Achard-Thiers syndrome affects mostly postmenopausal women and comprises diabetes mellitus, deep voice, hirsutism or hypertrichosis, clitoral hypertrophy and adrenal cortical hyperplasia or adenoma. Patients often also have amenorrhoea, hypertension and osteoporosis.

References

* B.G. Firkin & J.A.Whitworth (1987). "Dictionary of Medical Eponyms". Parthenon Publishing. ISBN 1-85070-333-7
* [http://www.whonamedit.com/synd.cfm/338.html Who Named It?]


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