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  • What Adrenal Tumor?

    • Adrenal adenomas are benign (non-cancerous) tumours of the adrenal gland. They arise from the outer layer of the gland, called the adrenal cortex. If an adrenal adenoma that is producing hormones is not treated, it can have serious consequences.

  • Causes

    • Unknown

  • Risk Factors

    • Children
    • Adult around 40-50 years of age group
    • Chronic smokers

  • Symptoms

    • Severe headaches
    • Excessive sweating
    • Anxiety
    • Palpitations
    • Rapid heart rate
    • Weakness
    • Fatigue
    • Frequent urination
    • Excessive hair growth (pubic, underarm, and facial)
    • Enlarged penis
    • Enlarged clitoris
    • Large breasts in boys
    • Early puberty in girls
    • High blood pressure
    • Weight gain
    • Irregular periods
    • Easy bruising
    • Depression
    • Frequent urination
    • Muscle cramps

  • Diagnosis

    • Blood test
    • Urine test
    • Biopsy
    • Computed tomography (CT) scan
    • Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
    • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    • Adrenal angiography

  • Treatment

    • Laparoscopic Adrenelactomy
    • Trans abdominal surgery
    • Radiation or chemotherapy ( for metastasis )