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ea0022p248 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

Tertiary hypercorticotropinism and Cushing's disease secondary to impaired 21-hydroxylation

Haase Matthias , Cox Theresa , Kaminski Elke , Ludecke Dieter K , Saeger Wolfgang , Fritzen Reimar , Schott Matthias , Scherbaum Werner A , Willenberg Holger S

Autonomy of ACTH secretion has been described in patients with chronic dysinhibition of ACTH secretion. We here present the very unusual case of a 31-year old female patient who had congenital adrenal hyperplasia and developed CushingÂ’s disease, including clinical examinations, laboratory data, endocrine function tests, histological and genetic analyses.The affected patient had clinical signs and a typical history of hypercortisolism. Endocrine func...