ectopic corticotropin-releasing hormone syndrome

ectopic corticotropin-releasing hormone syndrome
a disorder clinically indistinguishable from ectopic ACTH syndrome but caused by ectopic secretion of corticotropin-releasing hormone by a variety of tumors, generally bronchial carcinoid tumors.

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