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Do adrenal tumor symptoms happen at any time of day?

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In brief: Sometimes

The most common adrenal hormone is cortisol.
This hormone has a "diurnal" or morning-evening variation. This variation is lost when there is a tumor producing this hormone, since a tumor is unchecked growth and therefore does not come under the usual control of other feedback methods.

In brief: Sometimes

The most common adrenal hormone is cortisol.
This hormone has a "diurnal" or morning-evening variation. This variation is lost when there is a tumor producing this hormone, since a tumor is unchecked growth and therefore does not come under the usual control of other feedback methods.
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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In brief: Yes

Hormonally active adrenal tumors like pheochromocytoma or a cortisol producing tumor are capable of producing symptoms at any hour.

In brief: Yes

Hormonally active adrenal tumors like pheochromocytoma or a cortisol producing tumor are capable of producing symptoms at any hour.
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