Acromegaly secondary to an incidentally discovered growth-hormone-releasing hormone secreting bronchial carcinoid tumour associated to a pituitary incidentaloma.

Abstract:

:In this report we emphasize the opportunity of considering the uncommon causes of chronic GH-excess in the initial diagnostic process, such as GHRH hypersecretion, especially in the presence of ambiguous pituitary neuroimaging. This topic may have an important clinical significance in order to plan the most cost-effective diagnostic procedures and management and to avoid unnecessary pituitary neurosurgery.

journal_name

Pituitary

journal_title

Pituitary

authors

Verrua E,Ronchi CL,Ferrante E,Ferrari DI,Bergamaschi S,Ferrero S,Zatelli MC,Branca V,Spada A,Beck-Peccoz P,Lania AG

doi

10.1007/s11102-008-0146-y

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2010-09-01 00:00:00

pages

289-92

issue

3

eissn

1386-341X

issn

1573-7403

journal_volume

13

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