Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare tumors with varying clinical presentations. We describe the case of an 11-year-old female presenting with Cushingoid features in the setting of a left-sided flank mass. Her presentation and evaluation suggested a paraneoplastic ectopic ACTH syndrome. She underwent open left radical nephrectomy and final pathology confirming a high-grade NET with nodal metastasis. Although exceedingly rare, ACTH-secreting tumors of the kidney can cause significant morbidity and mortality and so we recommend it be included in the differential diagnosis of pediatric renal masses.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||The Canadian journal of urology|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2019|
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