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ea0065p18 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2019

A rare presentation of Cushing’s syndrome

Zaman Shamaila , Mohsin Zaineb , Wernig Florian , Palazzo Fausto , Glynne Paul , Vanderpump Mark

Ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) production is a rare cause of CushingÂ’s syndrome. It is usually seen with small cell lung cancer, bronchial carcinoid, or medullary thyroid cancer. Rarely, the source of ectopic ACTH production can be a phaeochromocytoma. A 55 year old gentleman presented to a general physician following an episode of presumed gastroenteritis with vomiting and general malaise. Further episodes of diarrhoea, joint pains and palpitations followed. ...