Adrenal Cortical Rests
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An adrenal rest anywhere along the gonadal descent, usually without accompanying medullary tissue (Saeger 2018).
365体育网站Often identified incidentally during autopsy (20% of postmortem examination).
No age preference.
365体育网站Both male and female.
365体育网站No treatment is required, unless it becomes hyperplastic or malignant in patients with primary or secondary adrenal pathology.
365体育网站The tissue usually has no clinical significance, but it may become hyperplastic or malignant in patients with primary or secondary adrenal pathology.
References and Further Reading
- Saeger, W. (2018). Ectopia of the adrenal. Pathologe, 39(5), 409–414.