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Glossary for Ectopic corticotropin production

Medical terms related to Ectopic corticotropin production or mentioned in this section include:

  • Carcinoid tumor: A carcinoid tumor is a type of neuroendocrine tumor which tends to occur in the lungs or gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the tumor.
  • Corticosteroids -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Corticosteroids during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Corticotropin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Corticotropin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Ectopic pregnancy: The occurrence of a pregnancy outside that of the uterus
  • Endocrine symptoms: Symptoms affecting the endocrine system such as hormones.
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer: Small cell lung cancer is a cancer of the small cells which make up some of the lung tissue. It tends to be a more aggressive cancer than large cell lung cancer and can metastasize to other parts of the body. This type of cancer nearly always occurs in a people with a history of smoking.
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ectopic corticotropin production:

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