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ea0015p67 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

Acromegaly in a patient with bronchial carcinoid complicated by oesophageal varices

Livingstone Kerry , Sawers Hilary , James Andy

We present the case of assumed ectopic GHRH from residual bronchial carcinoid on the basis of an elevated serum GH, an elevated IGF-1 impaired glucose tolerance and an acromegalic appearance. The patient was diagnosed with a left bronchial carcinoid in 1985, aged38 years. Treated with a left pneumonectomy. She remained well until she presented in 1994 with an oesophageal variceal bleed. She had no evidence of portal hypertension or liver disease. CT chest revealed a mediastina...