hrp0086p1-p757 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology P1 | ESPE2016

Silent Corticotroph Adenoma with Adrenocortical Choristoma in an 11-Years Old Boy

Ercan Oya , Evliyaoglu Olcay , Sinoplu Ada Bulut , Mete Ozgur , Oz Buge

Background: Silent corticotroph adenomas are adenomas composed of corticotrophs but are different from corticotroph adenomas. Despite being silent, they show more aggressive behavior than other clinically nonfunctional adenomas. Adrenocortical choristomas in silent corticotroph adenomas (i.e. the presence of adrenocortical cells in the heterotopic location of the sella) were reported in three patients 16 years or older until now.Objective: Here we report...