Adrenal gland and paraganglia
WHO classification
Tumors of the adrenal cortex


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WHO (2017)
  • Tumors of the adrenal cortex ICD 0 codes
    • Adrenal cortical carcinoma8370/0
    • Adrenal cortical adenoma 8590/1
    • Sex cord stromal tumors 9054/0
    • Adenomatoid tumor
    • Mesenchymal and stromal tumors
      • Myelolipoma 8870/0
      • Schwannoma 9560/0
    • Hematolymphoid tumors
    • Secondary tumors
  • ICD 0 note: the first four digits indicate the specific histological term; the fifth digit after the slash (/) is the behavior code, including /0 for benign tumors, /1 for unspecified, borderline or uncertain behavior, /2 for carcinoma in situ and grade III intraepithelial neoplasia (not used for adrenal tumors), and /3 for malignant tumors
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