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