Genetic aspects of adrenocortical tumours and hyperplasias.

  title={Genetic aspects of adrenocortical tumours and hyperplasias.},
  author={T{\^a}nia Longo Mazzuco and Julien Durand and Audrey Chapman and Jefferson Crespigio and Isabelle Bourdeau},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  volume={77 1},
Adrenocortical tumours (ACT), which include adenomas, carcinomas and adrenal hyperplasia, may be associated with genetic syndromes, such as Li-Fraumeni syndrome, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1, familial adenomatous polyposis and Carney complex. Genetic defects have been found to be responsible for the disease in most of… CONTINUE READING