Small cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix showing Cushing's syndrome caused by ectopic adrenocorticotropin hormone production.

Abstract

A uterine cervical cancer is reported in a woman who developed Cushing's syndrome. The tumor measured 1.3 x 0.7 cm, and was a pure small cell carcinoma, identical to that in the lung. The primary tumor cells showed argyrophilia with Grimelius staining and reacted positively to the anti-chromogranin antibody. Clinically, the neoplasm behaved in an aggressive… (More)

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@article{Iemura1991SmallCC, title={Small cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix showing Cushing's syndrome caused by ectopic adrenocorticotropin hormone production.}, author={Kenji Iemura and T. Sonoda and Atsushi Hayakawa and S. Abe and Norimichi Nemoto and Ichiro Adachi and Hiromasa Tsuda and Shigetada Teshima}, journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology}, year={1991}, volume={21 4}, pages={293-8} }