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Tale of Two Endocrine Organs: Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) With Ectopic Cushing Syndrome | Abstract
Surgery: Current Research

Surgery: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-1076

Abstract

Tale of Two Endocrine Organs: Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) With Ectopic Cushing Syndrome

Naval Bansal, Samir Saini, Mayilvaganan Sabaretnam and Anjali Mishra

Ectopic Cushing syndrome from medullary carcinoma thyroid is a rare entity. Lack of typical Cushing features and rarity of association between the two disease spectrums make diagnosis more challenging. We report a case of a 28 years old woman who showed ectopic ACTH production from medullary carcinoma thyroid. High index of suspicion and curative surgery if feasible should be the aim while managing this rare enti

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