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Buffalo hump

A buffalo hump is a bulge of extra fat around the neck and upper part of the back. It is a symptom of Cushing's syndrome.

Current as of: July 28, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
David C.W. Lau MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology