Gary Hammer

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Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma

Are you sure the patient has adrenal cortical carcinoma? Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare disease with an incidence of < 1/million/year, a female predominance (M:F = 1:1.5), and peak occurrence in the 4th-5th decade of life. However, ACC can occur in children and is most often part of Li-Fraumeni syndrome. Patients present in one…

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