Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Adrenal hyperfunction / hyperplasia
Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia
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End of Adrenal gland and paraganglia > Adrenal hyperfunction / hyperplasia > Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia
- 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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