Adrenocortical carcinoma posing as a pheochromocytoma: a diagnostic dilemma

Abstract

Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a malignant tumour arising from the adrenal cortex, whereas pheochromocytoma is a tumour of the adrenal medulla with occasional presence at extra-adrenal sites. Most of the adrenocortical tumours present clinically with Cushing's syndrome and signs of virilization due to over-production of the respective hormones. It is… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jscr/rju030

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