Ectopic calcitonin in adrenocortical carcinoma: A new tumor marker

Walter Pegoli, Anne Kolbe, Bonnie L. Beaver, Stuart A. Chalew, J. Laurance Hill

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Abstract

Ectopic calcitonin has never before been described in association with pediatric malignancy. This is the first report of ectopic calcitonin in a child with adrenocortical carcinoma. It may prove to be a useful tumor marker in this, as well as other childhood malignancies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1183-1184
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Volume22
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1987

Keywords

  • Ectopic calcitonin
  • adrenocortical carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Pegoli, W., Kolbe, A., Beaver, B. L., Chalew, S. A., & Hill, J. L. (1987). Ectopic calcitonin in adrenocortical carcinoma: A new tumor marker. Journal of pediatric surgery, 22(12), 1183-1184. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3468(87)80733-9