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ea0014p97 | (1) | ECE2007

Localization of an ectopic adrenocorticotropin-secreting tumour using 18F- Dopa PET/CT

Dubois Séverine , Morel Olivier , Rodien Patrice , Jeanguillaume Christian , Enon Bernard , Illouz Frédéric , Saint-André Jean-Paul , Girault Sylvie , Rohmer Vincent

Ectopic adrenocorticotropin secretion (EAS) accounts for 10–15% of cases of Cushing’s syndrome and comprises a spectrum of lesions from highly malignant tumours to a variety of less aggressive neuroendocrine tumours. Selective removal of the primary lesion is the optimal management. It is therefore mandatory to localize the source of ectopic ACTH.As no single test is accurate enough to distinguish the ectopic from the pituitary sources of ACTH,...