Cushing Disease Due to Ectopic Pituitary Adenoma”
1 ; 2 ; in Month : December (2019) Article No : gjsst-v1-1006
Cavalcante JBF1, Cembraneli PN1, Cavalcante RBF2,
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) - secreting pituitary adenomas are the most common cause of Cushing disease. A pituitary adenoma is rarely ectopic and suprasellar dependent (ectopic) ACTH -secreting pituitary tumors are extremely rare, with few cases described in the literature. Therefore, this study aimed to report the case of a patient with a diagnosis of Cushing disease because of a suprasellar ACTH-secreting tumor attached to the pituitary stalk, requiring a craniotomy.
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