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Acute pancreatitis and Cushing's syndrome.
  1. H. W. Clague,
  2. B. Warren,
  3. N. Krasner

    Abstract

    A case of acute necrotizing pancreatitis in a 53-year-old man with an ectopic adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH) producing bronchial carcinoma is described. The aetiology of acute pancreatitis in relation to steroid therapy and malignancy is discussed and it is suggested that excess endogenous steroid production may also cause acute pancreatitis.

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