Ectopic ACTH syndrome
Last updated: Tuesday, 30, November, 2010
Due to the short time course, patients may present with pigmentation and electrolyte abnormalities, rather than with classical Cushingoid features.
Electrolytes; cortisol (free) - urine; ACTH.
Dexamethasone suppression test (long) if diagnosis uncertain.
Lung carcinoma, especially
|See Lung carcinoma|
Pancreatic islet cell tumour
|See under Pancreatic neoplasm.|