Arrive via systemic circulation
Unknown why lung carcinoma has predilection for adrenals,
Up to 25% of patients with metastatic carcinomas
Lung and breast predominate
Also GI tract, thyroid, kidney, other adrenal
|General Gross Description|
May be cortical or medullary, tan with or without hemorrhage or necrosis.
|General Microscopic Description|
Resembles primary site
Diagnostic Surgical Pathology, 2d edition, Sternberg SS (ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven,1996, pp. 585-6.
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|Synopsis by: Melinda Sanders M.D. (T93000M81406)