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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PubMed Search: Unilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia
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Definition / General
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