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Bronchogenic carcinoid tumor secreting ectopic ACTH [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2006; 21(1): 59-60

Bronchogenic carcinoid tumor secreting ectopic ACTH

Nadire Küçük, Murat Suher, Eyüp Koç
Ankara Atatürk Education and Research Hospital Internal Medicine Clinic, Ankara

Ectopic ACTH production is one of the etiological causes of Cushing’s syndrome due to increased cortisol production. Bronchial carcinoid tumors can also secrete ACTH and cause
Cushing’s syndrome.
Cushing syndrome diagnosed in patient who admitted our clinic with high blood pressure, swelling and flushing on face and neck, weight gain, weakness. After investigations toward
etiology bronchial carcinoid tumor secreting ectopic ACTH was detected in patient. In this report, Cushing syndrome associated with bronchial carcinoid tumor was discussed accompained with literature.

Keywords: Cushing’s syndrome, bronchial carcinoid tumor, ectopic ACTH


Ektopik ACTH salgılayan bronkojenik karsinoid tümör

Nadire Küçük, Murat Suher, Eyüp Koç
Ankara Atatürk Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi İç Hastalıkları Kliniği, Ankara

Anahtar Kelimeler: Cushing sendromu, bronfliyal karsinoid tümör, ektopik ACTH


Nadire Küçük, Murat Suher, Eyüp Koç. Bronchogenic carcinoid tumor secreting ectopic ACTH. Medeniyet Med J. 2006; 21(1): 59-60

Corresponding Author: Nadire Küçük, Türkiye


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