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Cardiothoracic Surgery: Global Case Report Poster - Cardiothoracic Surgery |

Ectopic Cushing Syndrome Due to ACTH Secreting Atypic Thymic Carcinoid Tumor

Cevdet Duran, MD; Meryem Eren Karanis, MD; Suleyman Bakdik, MD; Uysaler Aslan, MD; Mustafa Calik, MD; Saniye Calik, MD
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Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):50A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.057
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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.

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