Clinical Nephrology and Urology Science

Clinical Nephrology and Urology Science

ISSN 2054-7161
Case report

Pure androgen secreting adrenal adenoma: a case report and review of literature

Goto Gangkak*, Suresh Yadav, Shashi Verma, Neeraj Agarwal, Sher Singh Yadav and Vinay Tomar

*Correspondence: Goto Gangkak

Author Affiliations

Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Attached Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.


Pure androgen secreting Adrenal adenoma is exceptionally rare. Till now only around 20 cases of exclusively androgen secreting adrenal adenomas have been reported in English literature. These tumours may present with virilisation, hirsutism, menstrual abnormalities and even infertility. Various hormonal characteristic including rare presentation of responsiveness to gonadotrophins have been reported. We present here our rare case of virilising purely androgen secreting adrenal adenoma in a 32 year old female and review of literature.

Keywords: HCG, androgen, adrenal, pure, adenoma, rare

ISSN 2054-7161
Volume 2
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