Table 2

CRH Positive and ACTH negative Tumors causing Cushing's Syndrome

NEOPLASM

% of CASES (n = 21)

REFERENCES


Medullary Thyroid Cancer

33

[8,9,11,15,18]


Pheochromocytoma

19

[10,11,13,16]


Prostate Cancer

14

[9,17]


Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

9.5

[14,17]


Small Cell Carcinoma (occult primary)1

9.5

[14]


Carcinoid

5

[14]


Other

< 10

[14,9]


1 Including the case presented here.

Shahani et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:56   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-56

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