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Adrenocortical Adenoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adrenocortical Adenoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.322.078.265.500
C19.053.098.265.500
C19.053.347.500.500
C19.344.078.265.500
Unique ID
D018246
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018246
Annotation
coordinate IM with ADRENAL CORTEX NEOPLASMS; do not confuse entry term CONN DISEASE with CONN SYNDROME see HYPERALDOSTERONISM
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Adenoma, Adrenal Cortical
Adenoma, Adrenocortical
Conn Adenoma
Conn Disease
Conn's Disease
Previous Indexing
Adenoma (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see ADENOMA, ADRENAL CORTICAL 1994-2004; for CONN'S DISEASE use HYPERALDOSTERONISM 1985-2004
History Note
2005 (1994); for CONN'S DISEASE use HYPERALDOSTERONISM 1985-2004
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Adrenocortical Adenoma Preferred
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