Ectopic adrenal in inguinal hernia sacs.

@article{Gutowski1979EctopicAI,
  title={Ectopic adrenal in inguinal hernia sacs.},
  author={W T Gutowski and George Gray},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1979},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={353-4}
}
Nodules of the ectopic adrenal cortex were identified in hernia sacs in 5 men. This condition seems to result from developing adrenal cortical tissue accompanying a descending testis. Ectopic adrenal must be distinguished from metastatic clear cell carcinoma. Such ectopic foci could potentially result in neoplasms or be a source of hormone production after adrenalectomy. 

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