Childhood adrenocortical tumors: case series and reevaluation of prognosis--a 24-year experience.

@article{Mayer1997ChildhoodAT,
  title={Childhood adrenocortical tumors: case series and reevaluation of prognosis--a 24-year experience.},
  author={Sandeep K Mayer and Luc Laurier Oligny and C{\'e}cile D{\'e}al and Salam Yazbeck and Nancy Gagn{\'e} and Herv{\'e} Blanchard},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={
          911-5
        }
}
  • Sandeep K Mayer, Luc Laurier Oligny, +3 authors Hervé Blanchard
  • Published in Journal of pediatric surgery 1997
  • Medicine
  • Adrenocortical neoplasms are rare in childhood and adolescence. The prognostic significance of tumor size, weight, and histological grade are still very much unclear. Eleven patients, (3 boys, 8 girls), with a median presentation age of 7 years (range, 0.8 to 16 years) were identified. Six presented with virilizing symptoms, two with cushingoid symptoms, one with both, and two others had nonspecific symptoms. The interval between onset of symptoms and diagnosis was an average of 18 months… CONTINUE READING

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