Suspected metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma revealing as pulmonary Kaposi sarcoma in adrenal Cushing’s syndrome

@inproceedings{Bala2014SuspectedMA,
  title={Suspected metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma revealing as pulmonary Kaposi sarcoma in adrenal Cushing’s syndrome},
  author={Margarita Bala and Cristina L Ronchi and Josef Pichl and Vanessa Wild and Stefan Kircher and Bruno Allolio and Stefanie Hahner},
  booktitle={BMC endocrine disorders},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a malignant disease most commonly diagnosed in the setting of a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and in patients receiving immunosuppressive treatment. Pulmonary KS has never been reported in association with endogenous Cushing's syndrome (CS). CASE PRESENTATION A 60-year-old woman presented with symptoms and signs of CS. Adrenal CS was confirmed by standard biochemical evaluation. Imaging revealed a right adrenal lesion (diameter 3.5 cm) and… CONTINUE READING
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