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Oncogenic hypophosphataemia and ectopic corticotrophin secretion due to oat cell carcinoma of the trachea.
  1. C van Heyningen,
  2. A R Green,
  3. I A MacFarlane,
  4. C T Burrow
  1. Department of Chemical Pathology, Aintree Hospitals, Liverpool.


    A case of oat cell carcinoma causing Cushing's syndrome and oncogenic hypophosphataemic osteomalacia is reported. The association of the two disorders in one patient is believed to be unique and this is the second reported case of oncogenic osteomalacia caused by oat cell carcinoma.

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