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Clinical Presentation and Initial Diagnosis

  • Bruno Allolio
  • Martin Fassnacht
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Abstract

The initial clinical presentation of adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) consists of signs and symptoms of hormone excess, local or regional manifestations of tumor growth, complications of metastatic disease, or more general manifestations of malignancy such as weight loss, fever, and malaise. Currently, an increasing number of patients is detected incidentally by modern imaging.

Keywords

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Adrenal Mass Adrenocortical Carcinoma Adrenal Lesion Adrenal Incidentaloma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine I, Endocrine and Diabetes UnitUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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