Surgery: Current Research

ISSN - 2161-1076


Tale of Two Endocrine Organs: Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) With Ectopic Cushing Syndrome

Naval Bansal, Samir Saini, Mayilvaganan Sabaretnam, Anjali Mishra

Ectopic Cushing syndrome from medullary carcinoma thyroid is a rare entity. Lack of typical Cushing features and rarity of association between the two disease spectrums make diagnosis more challenging. We report a case of a 28 years old woman who showed ectopic ACTH production from medullary carcinoma thyroid. High index of suspicion and curative surgery if feasible should be the aim while managing this rare enti