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treatment of adrenocortical tumours

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Treatment is by surgical excision.

Treatment of recurrent tumours can be achieved by drug therapy, for example metyrapone for Cushing's syndrome due to adrenal adenoma, op'-DDD used for treatment of Cushing's syndrome due to adrenal carcinoma. Patients with Conn's syndrome which is the result of an inoperable tumour may be treated with spironolactone - an aldosterone antagonist.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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