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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 327-329

Adrenal cortical carcinoma in Thailand: A review on the previous reported case

1 Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Wiwinitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand

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B Joob
Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkhae, Bangkok
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-509X.123611

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Background: Adrenal cortical carcinoma (ACC) is an uncommon cancer. Materials and Methods: The author performed a literature review on the reports of ACC in Thailand in order to summarize the characteristics of this rare cancer among Thai patients. Results: According to this study, there have been at least seven reports in the literature of nine individual cases of ACC, of which none was lethal directly to ACC. Conclusions: Here, the ACC is sporadically reported in Thailand. The diagnosis of ACC is usually by detection adrenal mass using imaging technique and the confirmation for the nature of cancer is usually by histopathology. Nevertheless, among the Thai population, the prognostic outcome is usually good.


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