Cushing syndrome related to leukemic infiltration of the central nervous system: a case report and a possible role of LIF


Sahin N. M., AVCI Z., Malbora B., ABACI A., Kinik S. T., Ozbek N. Y.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.26, pp.967-970, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2012-0401
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.967-970
  • Keywords: acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), Cushing syndrome, leukemic central nervous system infiltration, leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF), INHIBITORY FACTOR LIF, PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS, ADRENOCORTICAL DISEASE, SECRETION, CHILDREN, EXPRESSION, CHILDHOOD, DIAGNOSIS, HORMONE, GROWTH
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)dependent Cushing syndrome (CS) in the presence of leukemic central nervous system infiltration is very rare.