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Monday 23 July 2007

Adrenocorticotropin-secreting pancreatoblastoma.

By: Kletter GB, Sweetser DA, Wallace SF, Sawin RS, Rutledge JC, Geyer JR.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2007 May;20(5):639-42

We present a 3-year-old child with Cushing's syndrome due to an ACTH-secreting metastatic pancreatoblastoma. This malignancy is a rare cause of Cushing's syndrome, particularly at pediatric age. We describe her course including the use of ketoconazole to alleviate hypercortisolemia.

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