adrenalectomy

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adrenalectomy

[ə‚drēn·əl′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an adrenal gland.
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7) In this case, the only treatment option is bilateral adrenalectomy or steroidogenesis inhibitors.
Because severe hypercortisolaemia is deadly, in patients with severe CS due to EAS a consideration should be given to early bilateral adrenalectomy, when the primary tumour cannot be identified or is not curable.