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Symptoms Of Adrenal Gland Tumors
Most times no sympto: Kidney cysts have no symptoms and are benign adrenal tumors most of the time are symptomless and non cancerous.Rarely there is adrenal cortex carcinoma and need treatment, it is quite rare.Can cause pain, treatment may include surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation. ...Read more
Primary and metastat: Functional adrenal tumors of the cental cortex region cause Cushings disease. In the cortex one finds the pheochromocytoma which can be benign or malignant and produce hormonal activity elevating blood pressure. Metastatic lesions are also found with the primary in kidney or lung. In most cases, except for small benign adenoma, surgery indicated. ...Read more
3 types: The adrenal gland is a double structured gland with a central medullary portion which when a tumor develops produces adrenaline like products elevating BP. The cortical tumors produce cortisone and when functional present with Cushngs syndrome. The 3rd lesion is metastatic to adrenal from primaries of kidney and lung and sometimes melanoma. ...Read more
Variables: Hi. 2 big issues: 1) is it benign or malignant, and 2) is it overproducing a hormone or not? My advice is to see an endocrinologist comfortable with diagnosing adrenal tumors. It's a complex field, and I'm too far away to do it for you! ;-) Hormone tumors could be Cushing's, aldosteronoma, or pheochromocytoma. The work up will include CT scan attenuation. Don't ignore it or put it off. Good luck ...Read more
Can someone please give me info on adrenal gland tumors? I was diagnosed with one and I'm scared. Please help
My daughter she's 14 years old. She had a tumor on her adrenal gland and she's only left with one adrenal gland . Can she still have kids ??
Yes: She would be able to have kids, so long her ovaries are intact and functional, adrenal glands aren't responsible for producing eggs, ovaries are, wish you both wellness ...Read more
Yes, ....: Judicious application of CT scan can tell the size, location, texture, & vascular supply of cyst or tumor from either kidneys or adrenal glands so to deduce the potential necessity & possibility of when, what , & how to deal with it. Besides, MRI may be required to further define the characters of lesions... Detail? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
Does a mildly enlarged left adrenal gland mean a tumor? It was ordered because of high DHEAS of 835 (19-231 mcg/dL)?
No: There are a variety of kinks in metabolic am, inborn and acquired, that can do this. And just being stressed enlarges the adrenals. There's a study of mafiosi -- during gang wars, their adrenals quadrupled in size ...Read more