Adrenal adenocarcinoma: a review of 53 cases.


PROBLEM Fifty-three patients (30 men, 23 women) with histologically proven adrenal carcinoma were reviewed. Nineteen (36%) had endocrine manifestations from functioning tumors. Arteriography was positive in 95% (19/20), CT scan in 94% (17/18), and ultrasound in 92% (12/13). Seventy-six percent of the patients, at the time of diagnosis, were stage III and IV… (More)