adrenal cortex

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adrenal cortex

[ə′drēn·əl ′kȯr·teks]
(anatomy)
The cortical moietie of the suprarenal glands which secretes glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids, androgens, estrogens, and progestagens.
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As for all other malignancies management and treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma also requires a multidisciplinary team approach mainly including a medical oncologist, an endocrine surgeon and endocrinologist.
All imaging findings were suggestive of adrenal malignant tumors, primarily adrenocortical carcinoma, secondarily teratomas or mesenchymal tumors.
Future directions in the diagnosis and medical treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma.
The presence of single bilobular mass in CT suggested a diagnosis of an adrenocortical adenoma.
Of the malignant lesions, 65.3% were adrenocortical carcinoma and 34.7% were metastasis [7, 8].
Sasano, "A case of aldosterone-producing adrenocortical adenoma associated with preclinical Cushing's syndrome and hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone," Endocrine Journal, vol.
Autonomic dysfunction and adrenocortical unresponsiveness to ACTH.
The result of our study points to the possibility of existence of subnormal adrenocortical response in some critically ill patients, who do not respond adequately to the standard optimal therapy.
Secreting and non-secreting adrenocortical carcinomas are rare malignant tumors with a dire prognosis, (3,4) and typically occur in males in the fourth and fifth decades of life.
[23] looked into the thyroid abnormalities among 40 patients with PA, secondary to both idiopathic bilateral adrenal hyperplasia (IHA) and unilateral adrenocortical adenoma.
Are there low-penetrance TP53 alleles: evidence from childhood adrenocortical tumors.
The adrenocortical stress response in three North American accipiters during fall migration.