Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Adrenal hyperfunction / hyperplasia
Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia


Topic Completed: 1 February 2013

Revised: 4 June 2019

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PubMed Search: Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/adrenalunilateral.html. Accessed December 6th, 2019.
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
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