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abnormal increase in number of cells

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1-4,7) Primary aldosteronism caused by adrenal cortical hyperplasia usually presents in older individuals, has a predominance among males, is more often normokalemic, and has less severe hypertension.
Although adrenal cortical hyperplasia is the most common clinical presentation, this entity rarely presents itself in surgical pathology, because most cases involve bilateral glands and are treated medically.
Myelolipoma commonly presents as an isolated adrenal lesion, although myelolipomatous foci have been reported in association with various other adrenal pathologic conditions, including enzyme deficiencies, adrenal cortical hyperplasia, and neoplasms of the adrenal cortex.