Endocrine gland neoplasm


Endocrine gland neoplasm

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MeshID = D004701An endocrine gland neoplasm is a neoplasm affecting one or more glands of the endocrine system.

Examples include:
* Adrenal tumor
* Pituitary adenoma

The most common form is thyroid cancer.cite web |url=http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cancernet/101252.html#1_GENERALINFORMATION |title=Thyroid cancer |accessdate=2007-12-22 |format= |work=]

Conditions such as pancreatic cancer or ovarian cancer can be considered endocrine tumors, or classified under other systems.

Pinealoma is often grouped with brain tumors because of its location.

ee also

* Multiple endocrine neoplasia

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