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Adrenal neoplasm

Introduction: Adrenal neoplasm

Description of Adrenal neoplasm

Adrenal neoplasm (medical condition): Cushing's syndrome is a disorder of the adrenal glands leading to excess cortisol secretion. This means that there is too much ...more

Adrenal neoplasm: See also:

Cushing's syndrome:
  »Introduction: Cushing's syndrome
  »Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome
  »Causes of Cushing's syndrome
  »Treatments for Cushing's syndrome

Adrenal neoplasm: new abnormal adrenal gland tissue that grows by excessive cellular division and proliferation more rapidly than normal and continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease.
Source: CRISP

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Adrenal neoplasm as a Disease

Adrenal neoplasm: Another name for Cushing's syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Cushing's syndrome
  »Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome
  »Causes of Cushing's syndrome
  »Treatments for Cushing's syndrome

Adrenal neoplasm: Related Diseases

Adrenal neoplasm: Adrenal neoplasm is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Adrenal neoplasm

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Symptoms of Adrenal neoplasm (Cushing's syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Adrenal neoplasm incude:

Treatments for Adrenal neoplasm (Cushing's syndrome)

Treatments for Adrenal neoplasm (Cushing's syndrome) include:

  • Tumor treatments - various treatments aim at treating the underlying tumor causing the disease:
    • Surgery
    • Transsphenoidal adenomectomy - remove pituitary tumor
    • Radiation
    • Pituitary gland irradiation

Treatment of Adrenal neoplasm: For more treatment information about Adrenal neoplasm, see treatment of Cushing's syndrome (Adrenal neoplasm)

Adrenal neoplasm: Article Excerpts about Cushing's syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of... (Source: excerpt from Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK)

NINDS Cushing's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Cushing's syndrome, also called hypercortisolism, is a rare endocrine disorder characterized by a variety of... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cushing's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Adrenal neoplasm: Related Disease Topics

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Source - CRISP

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Source - CRISP

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