REGINALD H. FITZ, M.D.; HENRY W. TOLL, M.D.
Carcinoma of the adrenal is a relatively unusual neoplasm which may present in various guises, depending on its hormonal activity. The following case presents several common and some unusual features of a predominantly masculinizing carcinoma of the adrenal.‡
A 29 year old married Spanish-American woman entered Denver General Hospital for the second time on September 7, 1949, complaining of nausea, vomiting and left upper quadrant pain of two days' duration. The patient had noted some acne, a rather deep voice, and excessive facial and pubic hair since puberty; these signs had increased considerably during the two years before
FITZ RH, TOLL HW. MASCULINIZING CARCINOMA OF THE ADRENAL CORTEX WITH PHYSIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE METASTASES: A CASE REPORT*. Ann Intern Med. 1956;44:1231–1240. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-44-6-1231
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(6):1231-1240.
Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine and Metabolism, Endocrine Cancer, Hematology/Oncology.
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