An uncommon cause of Cushing's syndrome in a 70-year-old man.

@article{Cheung2014AnUC,
  title={An uncommon cause of Cushing's syndrome in a 70-year-old man.},
  author={Kitty K T Cheung and Wing-Yee So and Alice P. S. Kong and Ronald C. W. Ma and Kit-fai Lee and Francis C.C. Chow},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          335-8
        }
}
Cushing's syndrome due to exogenous steroids is common, as about 1% of the general populations use exogenous steroids for various indications. Although endogenous Cushing's syndrome due to ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone from a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour is rare, a correct and early diagnosis is important. The diagnosis and management require high clinical acumen and collaboration between different specialists. We report a case of ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone Cushing's syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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