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Caspian J Intern Med 2021, 12(4): 618-621 Back to browse issues page
A rare case of Cushing disease concurrent with papillary thyroid carcinoma
Zahra Kashi , Omid Emadian , Marzieh Movahedirad *
Department of Pathology, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran , marziehmovahedi@yahoo.com
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Background: Although a nodular thyroid disease is higher in patients with pituitary adenoma, concurrent thyroid cancer with pituitary tumor is uncommon.
Case Presentation: We report a young woman with discovered papillary thyroid carcinoma after 1-year transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing’s disease. Thyroidectomy was done and patient is well after three years follow-up.
Conclusion: We suggest the patient with functional pituitary adenoma be evaluated for thyroid tumor.

Keywords: Cushing disease, papillary thyroid carcinoma, concurrent
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Endocrinology
Received: 2020/09/17 | Accepted: 2021/03/6 | Published: 2021/09/28
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Kashi Z, Emadian O, Movahedirad M. A rare case of Cushing disease concurrent with papillary thyroid carcinoma. Caspian J Intern Med. 2021; 12 (4) :618-621
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