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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Raviteja Guddeti, M.B.B.S. [2] Mohammed Abdelwahed M.D[3]

Overview

FNA cytology cannot distinguish a benign adrenal mass from adrenal carcinoma. Over-expression of TP53, IGF-2, and cyclin E are found in ACC but not a conclusive procedure.

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Video shows US-guided abdominal needle aspiration

References

  1. Jhala NC, Jhala D, Eloubeidi MA, Chhieng DC, Crowe DR, Roberson J; et al. (2004). "Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the adrenal glands: analysis of 24 patients.". Cancer. 102 (5): 308–14. PMID 15376200. doi:10.1002/cncr.20498. 
  2. Aubert S, Wacrenier A, Leroy X, Devos P, Carnaille B, Proye C; et al. (2002). "Weiss system revisited: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 49 adrenocortical tumors.". Am J Surg Pathol. 26 (12): 1612–9. PMID 12459628. 
  3. Lau SK, Weiss LM (2009). "The Weiss system for evaluating adrenocortical neoplasms: 25 years later.". Hum Pathol. 40 (6): 757–68. PMID 19442788. doi:10.1016/j.humpath.2009.03.010. 
  4. Fassnacht M, Allolio B (2009). "Clinical management of adrenocortical carcinoma.". Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 23 (2): 273–89. PMID 19500769. doi:10.1016/j.beem.2008.10.008. 



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