ACTH dependent Cushing´s syndrome – case report


Authors: J. Lhotská 1;  J. David 1;  F. Votava 1;  M. Kršek 2
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika dětí a dorostu, Fakultní nemocnice Královské Vinohrady a 3. lékařská fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, Praha 1;  II. interní klinika, Fakultní nemocnice Královské Vinohrady a 3. lékařská fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, Praha 2
Published in: Čes-slov Pediat 2018; 73 (2): 90-94.
Category: Case Report

Věnováno významnému životnímu jubileu prof. MUDr. Lidky Lisé, DrSc.

Overview

In the European population, the prevalence of endogenous Cushing’s syndrome is low, in paediatric population it is unknown. Cushing’s syndrome is a rare disease with high morbidity and mortality. Differential diagnosis of hypercortisolism is complex and can require sophisticated assessment tools.

Our report presents a case of a rare ACTH dependent Cushing’s syndrome, including differential diagnosis and treatment.

Key words:
ACTH dependent Cushing’s syndrome, hypercortisolism


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Neonatology Paediatrics General practitioner for children and adolescents
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