Primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease 1
A rare bilateral adrenal defect causing ACTH-independent Cushing syndrome. Macroscopic appearance of the adrenals is characteristic with small pigmented micronodules observed in the cortex. Clinical manifestations of Cushing syndrome include facial and truncal obesity, abdominal striae, muscular weakness, osteoporosis, arterial hypertension, diabetes. PPNAD1 is most often diagnosed in patients with Carney complex, a multiple neoplasia syndrome. However it can also be observed in patients without other manifestations.
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