Severe ectopic Cushing’s syndrome

Ankur Modi, Jamie Olejarski, Ashley Windham

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We present a rare case of severe ectopic Cushing’s syndrome in a 39-year-old woman with a rapid onset of signs and symptoms and severe hypokalemia. Further workup demonstrated an adrenocorticotropic hormone–secreting metastatic high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)601-602
Number of pages2
JournalBaylor University Medical Center Proceedings
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Hypokalemia
  • inferior petrosal sinus sampling
  • severe ectopic Cushing’s syndrome
  • steroidogenesis inhibitors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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