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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 160-162

Primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease


1 Department of Pathology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Marie T Manipadam
Department of General Pathology, ASHA Buildings, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.86881

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Primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease (PPNAD) is a rare cause of ACTH-independent Cushing's syndrome and has characteristic gross and microscopic pathologic findings. We report a case of PPNAD in a 15-year-old boy, which was not associated with Carney's complex. Bilateral adrenalectomy is the treatment of choice.






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