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D Vallejo, A Queizán, M C Carrero, M Nistal, J A Tovar
Adrenocortical tumors are uncommon in childhood. The incidence of these tumors is about 0.3-0.4% of all the solid tumors in childhood. Because of its low incidence, there are no established protocols or uniform histological classification. Most of these endocrine tumors are hormone producing, causing virilization, Cushing's syndrome, feminization, hiperaldosteronism or hipoglicemy. Only a few of these do not produce hormones. The treatment is always surgical. The efficacy of another treatments (chemotherapy or radiotherapy) has not been demonstrated in infancy...
July 1997: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
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