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Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

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A 12-year-old Chinese girl with Cushing syndrome and virilization due to adrenocortical carcinoma

Lap Ming Wong
  • Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong, P.R. China
/ Chak Ho Li
  • Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong, P.R. China
/ On Kei Angel Chan
  • Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, P.R. China
/ Chi Chung Shek
  • Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, P.R. China
/ Ngai Shan Kwong
  • Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong, P.R. China
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Published Online: 2011-04-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jpem.2011.090

Abstract

A Chinese adolescent girl presented with secondary amenorrhea. During follow-up, she gradually developed Cushingoid features and virilization. After a series of endocrine investigations, including urinary steroid profiling, a diagnosis of adrenocortical carcinoma was made. The treatment and prognosis of the disease are discussed.

Keywords: adrenocortical carcinoma; Cushing syndrome; urinary steroid profiling; virilization

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Corresponding author: Lap Ming Wong, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tsing Chung Koon Road, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong, P.R. ChinaPhone: +852-24685392, Fax: +852-24569111


Published Online: 2011-04-14

Published in Print: 2011-04-01


Citation Information: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, ISSN (Online) 2191-0251, ISSN (Print) 0334-018X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jpem.2011.090. Export Citation

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