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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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.
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.
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy has been a standard procedure since the early 1990s for most patients with surgical adrenal tumour.
A large adrenal tumour (>7 cm) is generally defined as dysfunctional and malignant.
Right renal stones and the incidental left adrenal tumour (incidentaloma) were found on computed tomography (CT), without contrast for the detection of renal calculi a year ago.
ACCs accounts for 2% of adrenal tumours that are 4 cm or less, 6% of tumors that are 4.
Most functional adrenal tumours are benign and surgery is the main treatment modality for Conn's syndrome (2).
Previous studies by NIH researchers have linked genetic variations that inactivate PDE11A with increased susceptibility to testicular cancer and adrenal tumours.