adrenal tumour

Adrenocortical adenoma

What is an adrenocortical adenoma? An adrenocortical adenoma is a non-cancerous tumour that starts from the cells normally found cortex (outer layer) of the adrenal gland. Many adrenocortical adenomas are called incidental because they do not produce any symptoms and are found when imaging of the abdomen or pelvis is performed for other reasons. Is …
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What is a myelolipoma? Myelolipoma is a non-cancerous tumour that is typically found in the adrenal gland. It is the second most common type of adrenal gland tumour. What are the symptoms of a myelolipoma? Most myelolipomas do not cause any symptoms and are discovered incidentally when abdominal imaging is performed for another reason. However, …
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