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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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
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1987


  • Ectopic calcitonin
  • adrenocortical carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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