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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Furqan M M. M.B.B.S[2]

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Chest X-Ray can help to identify the causes of ectopic ACTH in Cushing's syndrome such as lung carcinoma, bronchial carcinoid, and thymic carcinoid.

Cushing's syndrome chest x ray

Chest X-Ray can help to identify the causes of ectopic ACTH in Cushing's syndrome such as lung carcinoma, bronchial carcinoid, and thymic carcinoid.[1][2]

Chest X-ray showing Lung Carcinoma (a case of small cell lung carcinoma) Case courtesy of A.Prof Frank Gaillard; Source:https://radiopaedia.org/cases/10494

References

  1. Vyas S, Gorsi U, Bansali A, Khandelwal N (2012). "Anterior mediastinal mass in a patient with Cushing's syndrome". Ann Thorac Med. 7 (1): 42–3. doi:10.4103/1817-1737.91557. PMC 3277041. PMID 22347350.
  2. "Cushing's Syndrome due to Ectopic ACTH from Bronchial Carcinoid: A Case Report and Review".



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