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Descriptor English:   Adrenocortical Adenoma 
Descriptor Spanish:   Adenoma Corticosuprarrenal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Adenoma Adrenocortical 
Synonyms English:   Adenoma, Adrenal Cortical
Adenoma, Adrenocortical
Adenoma, Conn
Adenomas, Adrenal Cortical
Adenomas, Adrenocortical
Adenomas, Conn
Adrenal Cortical Adenoma
Adrenal Cortical Adenomas
Adrenocortical Adenomas
Conn Adenoma
Conn Adenomas
Conn Disease
Conn's Disease
Conns Disease
Disease, Conn
Disease, Conn's  
Tree Number:   C04.588.322.078.265.500
Definition English:   A benign neoplasm of the ADRENAL CORTEX. It is characterized by a well-defined nodular lesion, usually less than 2.5 cm. Most adrenocortical adenomas are nonfunctional. The functional ones are yellow and contain LIPIDS. Depending on the cell type or cortical zone involved, they may produce ALDOSTERONE; HYDROCORTISONE; DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE; and/or ANDROSTENEDIONE. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate IM with ADRENAL CORTEX NEOPLASMS; do not confuse X ref CONN DISEASE with CONN SYNDROME see HYPERALDOSTERONISM
History Note English:   2005 (1994); for CONN'S DISEASE use HYPERALDOSTERONISM 1985-2004 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BS blood supply BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CI chemically induced
CH chemistry CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UL ultrastructure UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   31681 
Unique Identifier:   D018246 

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