Bronchopulmonary Carcinoid Tumor Associated with Cushing Syndrome

Rony Atoui, Saeeda Almarzooqi, Waleed Saleh, Sorana Marcovitz, David Mulder

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Cushing syndrome due to adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion by a bronchial carcinoid tumor is rare. The present study reports a case of a bronchopulmonary carcinoid presenting with Cushing syndrome in a 24-year old man who was successfully treated with a right middle lobectomy. The pertinent literature is reviewed, and the pathology and clinical presentation are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1688-1690
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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