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ea0037ep76 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2015

Ectopic thyroid tissue in the adrenal gland: report of a case

Bozkirli Emre , Bakiner Okan , Belli Sedat , Kocer Emrah , Ulusan Serife , Reyhan Mehmet

Background: Ectopic thyroid tissue (ETT) can be explained as the localisation of thyroid parenchyma outside the orthotopic position of the thyroid gland. It can be more easily found in the tongue, neck, mediastinum, great vessels, heart and anywhere along Wölfler area, but presentation in the adrenal glands is absolutely very rare.Case: A 39-year-old woman was referred to our Endocrinology outpatient clinic with an incidental adrenal mass which was ...