TITLE

Cushing’s syndrome caused by an ACTH-producing ovarian steroid cell tumor, NOS, in a prepubertal girl

AUTHOR(S)
Pairunyar Sawathiparnich; Panitta Sitthinamsuwan; Kleebsabai Sanpakit; Mongkol Laohapensang; Tuenjai Chuangsuwanich
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Endocrine (1355008X);Apr2009, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract  Ectopic ACTH syndrome is a very rare cause of pediatric Cushing’s syndrome. And if present, bronchial or thymic carcinoids predominate as causes. We hereby demonstrate a first case report of ACTH-producing ovarian steroid cell tumor, NOS, causing ectopic ACTH syndrome in a prepubertal girl.
ACCESSION #
37142370

 

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