Adrenal incidentalomas and cardiometabolic morbidity: an emerging association with serious clinical implications.

@article{Peppa2010AdrenalIA,
  title={Adrenal incidentalomas and cardiometabolic morbidity: an emerging association with serious clinical implications.},
  author={Melpomeni Peppa and Chrysi Koliaki and Sotirios Raptis},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={268 6},
  pages={555-66}
}
Adrenal incidentalomas (AIs) represent adrenal masses that are incidentally discovered whilst investigating symptoms and signs unrelated to adrenal pathology. The onset and natural course of AIs are unknown, and the possible underlying cardiometabolic abnormalities have not been examined in depth. A growing body of clinical and experimental evidence supports the notion that both functioning and, paradoxically, nonfunctioning AIs are associated with a partially expressed or even full-blown… CONTINUE READING
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