hrp0082p3-d1-625 | Adrenals & HP Axis | ESPE2014

A Pediatric Case of Cushing’s Disease Presenting with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Catli Gonul , Tanrisever Ozgur , Sule Can P , Nuri Dundar Bumin

Background: Cushing syndrome is very rare in childhood and adolescence and often occurs with iatrogenic causes. The major cause of endogenous Cushing syndrome is CushingÂ’s disease, which results due to excessive ACTH secretion from pituitary cells (corticotroph adenoma).Objective and hypothesis: Cushing syndrome cases, which presented with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in adulthood have been rarely reported. However, to our knowledge, there is no repo...