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Adrenocortical carcinoma

Introduction: Adrenocortical carcinoma

Description of Adrenocortical carcinoma

Adrenocortical carcinoma (medical condition): A condition which is characterized by malignancy which affects the...more »

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Adrenocortical carcinoma: A malignant neoplasm of the ADRENAL CORTEX. Adrenocortical carcinomas are unencapsulated anaplastic (ANAPLASIA) masses sometimes exceeding 20 cm or 200 g. They are more likely to be functional than nonfunctional, and produce ADRENAL CORTEX HORMONES that may result in hypercortisolism (CUSHING SYNDROME); HYPERALDOSTERONISM; and/or VIRILISM.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Adrenocortical carcinoma: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Adrenocortical carcinoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Adrenocortical carcinoma, or a subtype of Adrenocortical carcinoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Adrenocortical carcinoma as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Adrenocortical carcinoma as a Disease

Adrenocortical carcinoma (medical condition): See Adrenocortical carcinoma (disease information).
  »Introduction: Adrenocortical carcinoma
  »Symptoms of Adrenocortical carcinoma

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