Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0020p217 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2009

The ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone syndrome in carcinoid tumors (case report)

Gabidzashvili Nino , Vinogradskaya Olga , Zykova Polina , Pronin Vyatcheslav

Ectopic production of adrenocorticotropic hormone by carcinoid tumors is relatively uncommon. This report describes a woman who had Cushing syndrome from the ectopic secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone by a carcinoid tumor. Before her hospitalization the patientÂ’s conditions was misdiagnosed as disease of connective tissue and thus the patient was treated inadequately. The untreated hypercortisolism caused bilateral pneumonia and sepsis. There are three instructive e...

ea0020p593 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

ACTH-secreting bronchial carcinoid: a role of somatostatin analogues in diagnosis and treatment

Pavlova Maria , Koloda Dmitry , Pronin Vyacheslav , Zykova Polina , Harnas Sergey , Ippolitov Leonid , Egorov Alexey , Polunin Georgy , Yankin Pavel

Objective: To report a case of CushingÂ’s syndrome due to ectopic ACTH secretion and to evaluate role of somatostatin analogues for the localization and postoperative treatment of adrenocorticotropin-secreting bronchial carcinoid tumor.Methods: We describe the clinical presentation of our case and discuss its management.Results: A 57-year-old woman presented with symptoms and physical findings strongly suggestive of Cushing syn...