ACTH-secreting islet cell tumor of the pancreas presenting as bilateral ovarian tumors and Cushing's syndrome.

@article{Oberg2002ACTHsecretingIC,
  title={ACTH-secreting islet cell tumor of the pancreas presenting as bilateral ovarian tumors and Cushing's syndrome.},
  author={Kerby C Oberg and Karen J Wells and Ibrahim M. Seraj and Carlos A. Garberoglio and Marie-Rose M Akin},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={276-80}
}
A 41-year-old woman presented with hirsutism, a pelvic mass, and Cushing's syndrome. Imaging studies revealed bilateral ovarian masses and a solid and cystic mass within the pancreas. Partial pancreatectomy, bilateral oophorectomy, and excision of several peritoneal tumor nodules were performed. Pathological examination revealed a neuroendocrine islet cell tumor of the pancreas with bilateral ovarian metastases. The tumor was immunoreactive for ACTH, chromogranin, neuron-specific enolase, and… CONTINUE READING
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