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Cushing syndrome due to an adrenal phaeochromocytoma

Authors:

ADCJ Gunasekara,

Registrar, Professorial Unit (Medicine), Faculty of Medicine, North Colombo Teaching Hospital, LK
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AP Premawardhena ,

Senior Lecturer, North Colombo Teaching Hospital, LK
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HANS Hettiarachchi,

Senior Registrar, Professorial Unit (Medicine), Faculty of Medicine, North Colombo Teaching Hospital, LK
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BG Ratnasena,

Surgeon, North Colombo Teaching Hospital, LK
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HJ de Silva

Professor in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, LK
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Abstract

Adrenal phaeochromocytoma is a rare cause of Cushing syndrome. We describe a 16-year old girl with Cushing syndrome with a right suprarenal mass on CT scanning which was histologically confirmed.

Key words: Cushing syndrome, phaeochromocytoma

doi: 10.4038/cmj.v51i2.1356

Ceylon Medical Journal Vol.51(2) 2006 66-67

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v51i2.1356
How to Cite: Gunasekara, A., Premawardhena, A., Hettiarachchi, H., Ratnasena, B. and de Silva, H., 2009. Cushing syndrome due to an adrenal phaeochromocytoma. Ceylon Medical Journal, 51(2), pp.55–67. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v51i2.1356
Published on 07 Dec 2009.
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