If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
A buffalo hump, which is extra fat around the neck and upper part of the back, is a symptom of Cushing's syndrome.
Last Revised: January 10, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2013 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.