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Introduction: Oncocytic neoplasms of the adrenal cortex are extremely rare and are usually nonfunctioning. Only a little more than fifty cases have been described in the literature. Case Presentation: We report the case of an adrenocortical oncocytic neoplasm with malignant potential in a 21-year-old female with co-secrete testosterone and cortisol. The patient had been operated of adrenal mass. Fallowing operation, the Cushing’s syndrome and high testosterone levels resolved. Conclusion: In our knowledge this is the first case in the l?terature which co-secret cortizol and testosterone in malign oncystoma.

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Oncocytoma; Cortisol; Testosterone

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M. Atmaca, S. Yıldız, I. Kalan, M. Fatih Özbay, D. Yılmaz, M. Kara Tanrıtanır and M. Öztürk -Functioning Adrenocortical Oncocytic Carsinoma: A Case Report,- Open Journal of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 42-45. doi: 10.4236-ojemd.2013.31006.





Author: Murat Atmaca, Saliha Yıldız, Işılay Kalan, Mehmet Fatih Özbay, Deniz Yılmaz, Müge Kara Tanrıtanır, Mustafa Öztürk

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