Thymic neuroendocrine carcinoma producing ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone and Cushing's syndrome

Jennifer L. Dixon, Sanket P. Borgaonkar, Anupa K. Patel, Scott I. Reznik, W. Roy Smythe, Philip A. Rascoe

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Abstract

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the thymus, previously termed thymic carcinoid, is a rare clinical entity. Rarer still are such cases presenting with endocrinopathies. We report a case of thymic neuroendocrine carcinoma presenting with ectopic adrenocorticotroic hormone production and resultant Cushing's syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume96
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2013

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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