Failure of somatostatin analogue SMS 201-995 to control Cushing's syndrome due to ectopic release of ACTH from a bronchial carcinoid.

@article{Burrell1989FailureOS,
  title={Failure of somatostatin analogue SMS 201-995 to control Cushing's syndrome due to ectopic release of ACTH from a bronchial carcinoid.},
  author={Lauren Burrell and Christina E Gray and J. Arthur Thomson},
  journal={Scottish medical journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={533-4}
}
A patient with ectopic Cushing's syndrome secondary to a malignant thymic carcinoid tumour was treated with the somatostatin analogue SMS 201-995. The administration of the drug subcutaneously in increasing doses over a 34 day period failed to control the ACTH or glucocorticoid excess.