SESSION TITLE: Global Case Report Poster - Cardiothoracic Surgery
SESSION TYPE: Global Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Cushing's syndrome (CS) due to ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and corticotrophin releasing hormon (CRH) secretion from non-pituitary tumors comprise of 10-20% of all endogen CS. Thymic carcinoids account for less than 5% of all carcinoid tumors and 1% of all cases with endogen CS (1). In this text, a case with CS due to ectopic ACTH secreting atypical thymic carcinoid tumor is presented.