ea0038p171 | Neoplasia, cancer and late effects | SFEBES2015
, Smith Jamie
Bronchial carcinoid tumours are uncommon pulmonary neoplasms. Manifestation of a bronchial carcinoid with acromegaly secondary to extra-pituitary growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) production is rare, but bronchial carcinoid tumours are the most common cause of ectopic GHRH secretion.We report the case of 60 year old female, ex-smoker with hypertension presenting with cough, dyspnoea and right lower lobe opacity on the chest X-ray. Patient was noted...