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ea0022p30 | Adrenal | ECE2010

Primary adrenocortical sarcomatous carcinoma: case report

Kun Imre Zoltan , Szanto Zsuzsanna , Let Emilia , Bud Vasile , Milutin Doina

Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare disease, its estimated incidence being 1–2/million per year in general population. Age distribution shows two peaks: the first in early childhood (70% of patients having a benign evolution), and the second between 40 and 50 years of age (with a dismal prognosis).The 38-years-old male patient (C A) hospitalized in our Clinic in September 2008 presented hypertension (to 250/150 mmHg) for about 3 months, lumbar pain w...