Symptom/sign Obese Subclinical Cushing Overt Cushing
Central obesity + + +
Uncontrolled diabetes +/- + +
Uncontrolled hypertension +/- + +
Pale striae +/- + -
Livid striae - - +
Proximal muscle atrophy - - +
Easy bruising - - +
Facial plethora - - +
Osteoporosis - - +
Table 1: Clinical feature of obese patient with subclinical Cushing’s syndrome and “just obese” patient.