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Adrenocortical Adenoma (Disease, Conn's) Summary

Description: A benign neoplasm of the ADRENAL CORTEX. It is characterized by a well-defined nodular lesion, usually less than 2.5 cm. Most adrenocortical adenomas are nonfunctional. The functional ones are yellow and contain LIPIDS. Depending on the cell type or cortical zone involved, they may produce ALDOSTERONE; HYDROCORTISONE; DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE; and/or ANDROSTENEDIONE.

Also Known As: Disease, Conn's; Adenoma, Adrenocortical; Conn Adenoma; Conn Disease; Adenoma, Conn Show All >>

Networked: 514 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 53 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Adrenocortical Adenoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Aldosterone : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 100 results : IBA
  2. Amiloride (Midamor) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 11 Generic
  3. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 1 outcome 18 studies in 105 results : FDA 176 Generic
  4. Spironolactone (Aldactone) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 38 Generic
  5. Acetic Acid (Vinegar) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 23 Generic
  6. Lipid A : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 4 studies in 56 results : FDA 7
  8. Messenger RNA (mRNA) : 3 studies in 25 results : IBA
  9. Enzymes : 3 studies in 9 results : IBA
  10. Inhibins (Inhibin) : 3 studies in 8 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Adrenocortical Adenoma

  1. Adenoma (Adenomas)
  2. Pheochromocytoma
  3. Cushing Syndrome
  4. Hyperplasia
  5. Hyperaldosteronism (Conn Syndrome)
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Key Therapies for Adrenocortical Adenoma

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  1. Adrenalectomy : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 76 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Nephrectomy : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Perioperative Period : 1 result
  5. Catheters : 1 result
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