2017
DOI: 10.1590/2359-3997000000240 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: SUMMARYEctopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) syndrome is characterized by hypercortisolism due to the hypersecretion of a non-pituitary ACTH-secreting tumor leading to Cushing's syndrome. Only a few cases have been reported previously as causing ectopic ACTH related to paraganglioma. Herein, we present a case of Cushing's syndrome, in who was proved to be attributable to an ACTHsecreting renal malignant paraganglioma. A 40-year-old woman presented with a five-month history of newly diagnosed hypertension … Show more

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