Black Adenoma | definition of Black Adenoma by Medical dictionary
An extremely rare, often nonfunctional adrenal cortex tumour linked to Cushing syndrome, arising between the reticular and fasciculate zones; the color is due to lipofuscin in lysosomes
DiffDx Hematoma, hemangioma, melanoma, myelolipoma
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Variants of adrenocortical adenoma include black adenoma
, myelolipoma, corticomedullary mixed tumor, oncocytoma, lipoadenoma and myxoid variants.