Korean J Urol.  2014 Apr;55(4):292-294. 10.4111/kju.2014.55.4.292.

Testicular Adrenal Rest Tumor in 11-Beta-Hydroxylase Deficiency Driven Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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  • 1Department of Urology, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey. mekaynar@gmail.com
  • 2Department of Pathology, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey.
  • 3Department of Urology, Karapinar State Hospital, Konya, Turkey.

Abstract

Testicular adrenal rest tumors (TART) occur often as asymptomatic nodules in corticotropin-dependent lesions aberrant adrenal tissue in congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) patients. The present manuscript is about an unusual case of a 16-year-old CAH patient due to 11beta-hydroxylase deficiency. He underwent testicle biopsy because of testicle tumor suspicion and diagnosed with TART.

Keyword

Adrenal rest tumor; Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 11-Beta-hydroxylase deficiency
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