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Adrenocortical oncocytoma in a child

Jenkins, Jesse J.
Published in Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2008, vol. 50, no. 3, p. 718-721
Abstract Adrenocortical oncocytoma is a rare epithelial tumor only described in adults. We report the case of a 12-year-old female who presented a left adrenal mass with abdominal pain, fatigue, acne vulgaris, and elevation of the androstenedione and total testosterone. She had an adrenalectomy. A diagnosis of adrenocortical oncocytoma was made after detailed histological, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural studies.
Keywords Acne Vulgaris/etiologyAdenoma Oxyphilic/chemistry/pathology/secretion/surgeryAdrenal Cortex Neoplasms/chemistry/pathology/secretion/surgeryAdrenalectomyAndrostenedione/secretionChildFemaleHumansNeoplasm Proteins/analysisTestosterone/secretion
PMID: 17091483
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GUMY PAUSE, Fabienne et al. Adrenocortical oncocytoma in a child. In: Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 2008, vol. 50, n° 3, p. 718-721. doi: 10.1002/pbc.21090 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:812

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