Search for dissertations about: "cortisol producing adenomas"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words cortisol producing adenomas.

  1. 1. New Insights in Adrenal Tumourigenesis

    Author : Rajani Maharjan; Peyman Björklund; Michaela Luconi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cortisol producing adenomas; adrenocortical carcinomas; mutation; heterogeneity; PRKACA; TERT; CTNNB1; Molekylär genetik; Molecular Genetics;

    Abstract : Unilateral cortisol producing adenoma (CPA) is the most common cause of ACTH-independent Cushing’s syndrome and is surgically curable. On the other hand, adrenocortical carcinomas (ACCs) are rare and aggressive tumours. READ MORE

  2. 2. Differential RNA expression in benign and malignant adrenocortical tumours

    Author : David Velázquez-Fernández; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Adrenocortical; microarray; mRNA; cancer; tumors; cDNA; expression profiles; aldosterone; cortisol; endocrine; adenomas; carcinomas; IGF2; ALDH1A1.;

    Abstract : Adrenocortical cancer is a rare but very aggressive endocrine tumor, with a yearly incidence of 0.5 to 2 cases per million inhabitants, accounting for 0.2% of all cancer related deaths. READ MORE

  3. 3. Functional and diagnostic aspects on adrenocortical adenoma

    Author : Ulla Enberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Adrenocortical tumours are frequently detected due to increased use of imaging techniques like computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging or ultrasound. The majority of the patients have tumours that do not have any overproduction of hormone. READ MORE