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Is it possible to have adrenal cancer without affecting the

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Is it possible to have adrenal cancer without affecting the kidney?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.
Dear customer, Yes this is possible in case of adrenocortical adenoma which has a capsule and does not involve the kidney, however adrenocortical carcinoma often spreads and infiltrates the kidney. Take care.

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