Primary pigmented nodular adrenal dysplasia (PPNAD): gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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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
Case created: 29th Sep 2010
Last edited: 10th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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