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Congenital adrenocortical adenoma: case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15378214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital ardrenocortical neoplasms are exceedingly rare. Our review of the medical literature revealed 23 reported cases of adrenocortical neoplasm including this one. Eighteen of these cases were adrenocortical carcinoma and four were grouped as adrenocortical tumor. We have not found any reported case with a histological diagnosis of a congenital adrenocortical adenoma. We present this case of a congenital adrenocortical neoplasm with histological findings consistent with an adrenocortical adenoma in a premature infant aged 27 weeks and 4 days who had a prenatal sonogram showing a cystic right abdominal mass and a physical examination demonstrating a palpable mass.
Zahir U Sarwar; Valerie L Ward; David P Mooney; Sylvia Testa; George A Taylor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2004-09-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-30     Completed Date:  2006-08-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  991-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Radiology, Children's Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms / congenital*,  diagnosis*,  ultrasonography
Adrenocortical Adenoma / congenital*,  diagnosis*,  ultrasonography
Adrenocortical Carcinoma / congenital,  diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Infant, Newborn
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color

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