JOHN M. LEWIS, M.D.; NOEL B. SEARLE, M.D.; GEORGE L. JORDAN JR., M.D.
Seven case reports have appeared in the literature concerning the development of Cushing's syndrome in patients with bronchogenic carcinoma.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Some of these patients had fairly typical cushingoid features, whereas in others these features were less striking. The course of the syndrome was uniformly fulminating with survival after onset of less than two years. It is the purpose of this communication to present an additional report and to correlate the findings with those previously reported.
A 41 year Negro male was admitted to the Neurosurgical Service of the Veterans Administration Hospital, Houston, Texas on
LEWIS JM, SEARLE NB, JORDAN GL. CUSHING'S SYNDROME AND BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA1. Ann Intern Med. ;52:1138–1146. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-5-1138
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(5):1138-1146.
Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine and Metabolism, Hematology/Oncology, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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