adrenal tumour

adrenal tumour

A nonspecific term for a circumscribed mass of the adrenal gland, which is used by radiologists before histopathological assessment, and by oncologists when discussing the mass with a patient. Adrenal tumours include:
(1) Adrenocortical adenoma, see there;
(2) Adrenocortical adenocarcinoma, see there;
(3) Phaeochromocytoma; 
(4) Metastases;
(5) Abscesses.
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8 ug/dL (<50nmol/L), meaning a subtle anomaly of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and the presence of mild hypocorticism if the adrenal tumour is surgically removed.
The European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumours (ENS@T) has recently implemented a collection of adrenal tumour related databases and defined an associated network of Biological Resource Centers devoted to research on adrenal tumours.
The adrenal tumour was removed but the metastasis was deemed unresectable.
The adrenal tumour is usually high and has a medial extension, making its blind dissection an undesired option and may not allow real proper complete surgical removal.
However, intraoperative separation was very difficult; therefore, adrenal tumour resection, resection of the pancreatic body and tail, left nephrectomy and splenectomy were carried out.
7] In our case, brain CT scan revealed senile cortical atrophic without any enlargement of the pituitary fossa which ruled out any pituitary tumour and diagnosis of adrenal tumour was confirmed by CECT abdomen.
The patient underwent laparoscopic unilateral adrenal tumour resection plus ipsilateral adrenalectomy.
Disease prevalence based on our findings is likely to be accurate as it is estimated from a large adrenal tumour data bank at one of the largest adrenal disease centres in China.
A high total testosterone concentration indicates that hyperandrogenaemia may be caused by an ovarian or adrenal tumour.
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy has been a standard procedure since the early 1990s for most patients with surgical adrenal tumour.
High degree of accuracy in the evaluation of malignancy by microscopic examination of adrenal tumour has been achieved, helping in easy treatment, and follow up of the patient and also to present emerging evidence concerning the adrenocortical tumorigenesis in order to address the issue of an adenoma-carcinoma sequential progression as well as to further elucidate the incompletely understood pathophysiology of this aggressive neoplasm.