Purple streaks

Purple streaks on the skin, called purple striae, are usually associated with hypercortisolism and Cushing’s Syndrome. There are various other possible causes of hypercortisolism such as adrenal disorders or pituitary disorders (e.g. adrenal cancer, adrenal adenoma, pituitary adenoma ...

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Causes

The cause of purple skin streaks, or purple striae, is usually a hormonal disorder called hypercortisolism. The most common cause ...

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