Primary pigmented nodular adrenal dysplasia (gross pathology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Primary pigmented nodular adrenal dysplasia (PPNAD).

Image courtesy of Jérôme Bertherat. Please see case description page for licence and original file information. 

Case Discussion

Macroscopic appearance of the adrenal gland in PPNAD. The cut surfaces show multiple pigmented micronodules. The periadrenal fat is also visible around the adrenal capsule

Author: Jérôme Bertherat. Carney complex (CNC). Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 1, 21 2006. PMID 16756677

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Case information

rID: 10874
Published: 29th Sep 2010
Last edited: 8th May 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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