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Adrenal hyperplasia

Adrenal hyperplasia refers to non malignant growth (enlargement) of the adrenal glands and is a cause of 70% of the cases of Cushing's syndrome and 20% of the cases of Conn syndrome. In diffuse hyperplasia, the limbs of the adrenal glans are longer than 5 cm and exceed 10mm thickness. 

Pathology

Classification

Adrenal hypeplasia can be classified in many ways

According to inheritance
According to morphology

See also

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