Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Other benign cortical lesions
Massive macronodular adrenal cortical disease
Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 March 2013, last major update February 2005
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- ACTH independent, may involve only a single gland
- Clinically resembles a neoplasm
- Bimodal age distribution: newborns (associated with McCune-Albright syndrome) and age 40+; rarely familial
- Glands up to 180 g together, nodules up to 4 cm and non-nodular cortex may be atrophic
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- Clear cells or compact cells
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