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spinal adrenocortical tumors

Tuesday 28 October 2008

Ectopic adrenocortical neoplasms arising in the nervous system are very rare.

Localization

- intradural, extramedullary adrenocortical neoplasm

  • spinal nerve root in the distal lumbar region (#18941403#)

References

- Rodriguez FJ, Scheithauer BW, Erickson LA, Jenkins RB, Giannini C. Ectopic Low-grade Adrenocortical Carcinoma in the Spinal Region: Immunohistochemical and Molecular Cytogenetic Study of a Pediatric Case.
Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Oct 20. PMID: #18941403#