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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 1027

Ectopic Cushing syndrome secondary to recurrent pancreatoblastoma in a child: Lessons learnt


1 Department of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pediatric Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Radiology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Sajid S Qureshi
Department of Paediatric Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Ernest Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.151854

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Although rare, pancreatoblastoma is the most common pancreatic tumor in children. Cushing syndrome secondary to ectopic secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from a pancreatoblastoma is very rare with only two previously reported cases. We present the management and the lesson learnt in a 3-year-old child with recurrent pancreatoblastoma with Cushing syndrome.


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