Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Adrenal hyperfunction / hyperplasia
Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 January 2016, last major update February 2013

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Definition / General
Cite this page: Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/adrenalunilateral.html. Accessed December 11th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Rare
  • May represent bilateral disease with only a few microscopic nodules in the other gland
  • Cases with low plasma ACTH may represent unilateral adenomas