adrenal gland


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Synonyms for adrenal gland

either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

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Case report a rare case of collision tumor: Coexistence of adrenocortical adenoma and pheochromocytoma in the same adrenal gland.
In specific cells of the adrenal gland, these chloride channels regulate membrane voltage and aldosterone production.
For purposes of differential diagnosis, masses of the adrenal gland are commonly grouped into those that are fat containing, cystic, hypervascular and overtly malignant.
Although no microscopic differences between different areas of the cortex when compared right and left adrenal gland of male and female SYT cavies were found in present study, further studies might reveal microscopic differences between right and left adrenal gland or between adrenal from male and female.
1 Edgar von Gierke, a German pathologist was the first to notice such a lesion in the adrenal gland and described it in 1905, but the lesion was given its name, "myelolipoma", in 1929 by the French pathologist Charles Oberling.
Studies investigating the association between diabetes and adrenal gland morphology have revealed that adrenal volume is increased in patients with diabetes [3, 5].
Pathologists explain how to diagnose surgical pathology specimens from the kidney and adrenal glands, emphasizing core needle biopsies.
sup][1] In a large retrospective analysis of autopsies, the adrenal gland was the fifth most common site of extrapulmonary TB.
Of the spill-impacted dolphins, 33 percent had thinning of their adrenal gland cortex, which produces hormones essential for regulating metabolism and other functions.
The adrenal gland derives its name due to its proximity and situation atop the kidneys specifically on their anterosuperior aspect.
Papeta told the media that the two pathologists had taken brain, lung, adrenal gland and blood samples as well as cerebrospinal fluid and sent them to the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics for the necessary testing.
This review examines our work together with a brief historical outline of the adrenal gland and steroid hormone metabolism, including 1) purification and characterization of steroid hydroxylases, 2) immuno-histochemical localization of the zone-specific steroid hydroxylases, 3) discovery of a new zone, the undifferentiated cell zone (zU), 4) the possible functional significance of zU as a stem/progenitor cell zone, and 5) the development and maintenance of functional zonation in the rat adrenal cortex in relation to zU.
Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric: The Adrenal Gland, 6th Edition
When someone is under acute stress, adrenal gland hormone levels rise to help the individual cope with the stressor.