Cushing's syndrome secondary to bronchial carcinoid secretion of ACTH: A review

P. Cederna, F. E. Eckhauser, G. P. Kealey

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Abstract

Cushing's syndrome as a result of the ectopic production of adrenocorticotrophic hormone by bronchial carcinoids is a rare phenomena. The clinical course of two patients is presented in depth, and a review of the literature is provided. A discussion of various forms of therapy and an algorithm for the evaluation and management of the patients is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)438-442
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Volume59
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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