The nurse is performing her routine physical assessment on a patient with Cushing's syndrome. Which of the following assessment findings is the nurse most likely to discover?


• Cushing's syndrome is the result of prolonged exposure to high levels of cortisol.

• Patients often have adipose deposits on the face (moon face), trunk, and upper back (buffalo hump).

• Hypoglycemia, hyperkalemia, and hypotension are associated with Addison's disease.

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