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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 253-255

Nested stromal epithelial tumor of liver presenting with Cushing syndrome: A Rare case Report

1 Department of Pathology; Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3 Department of Pediatric Oncology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

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Bita Geramizadeh
Department of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, , 71345-1864
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.97898

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Nested stromal and epithelial tumor of the liver is an extremely rare pediatric hepatic tumor. To the best of our knowledge, about 25 cases have been reported in the English literature so far, few of which accompanied with Cushing syndrome. Herein we report our experience with an 8-year-old boy presented with Cushing's syndrome because of ectopic ACTH production by this tumor.

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