Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with ectopic adrenocorticotropin production upon second recurrence.

@article{Miehle2004PancreaticNT,
  title={Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with ectopic adrenocorticotropin production upon second recurrence.},
  author={Konstanze Miehle and Andrea Tannapfel and Peter Lamesch and Gudrun Borte and Eva Schenker and Regine Kluge and Rudolf Ott and Volker Wiechmann and Martin Koch and Woubet Tefera Kassahun and Ralf Paschke and Christian A. Koch},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2004},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={
          3731-6
        }
}
We present a 54-yr-old woman with ectopic corticotropin syndrome caused by a neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas. At initial presentation, the patient suffered from diarrhea, heartburn, and nonspecific abdominal pain. There was no evidence of Cushing's syndrome. A neuroendocrine tumor in the head of the pancreas with metastases into peripancreatic lymph nodes was diagnosed and completely resected. Fourteen months later, abdominal computed tomography and scintigraphy with (111)In-labeled… CONTINUE READING

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