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Follow-Up and Monitoring of Adrenocortical Carcinoma

  • Britt Skogseid
  • Gerard M. Doherty
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Abstract

Patients with adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) usually present with (1) symptoms caused by tumor growth and/or (2) hormone production or (3) ACC is discovered incidentally by imaging conducted for reasons other than suspicion of an adrenocortical tumor. Recurrent ACC will therefore mainly be discovered by detection of tumor growth, which can occur at the former resection site or present as distant metastases, by recurrence of symptoms of hormone access, or by biochemical evidence of rising hormone levels produced by the tumor.

Keywords

Adrenocortical Carcinoma Hormone Excess Study Abnormality Urinary Steroid Profile Urine Hormone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Endocrine OncologyUppsala University Hospital, University of UppsalaUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Michigan Health System, The University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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