Massive adrenal hemorrhage secondary to metastatic lung carcinoma

Eric K. Rowinsky, Richard J. Jones, Martin D. Abeloff

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The adrenal glands are frequently metastatic sites of lung and other primary neoplasms. These metastases are usually clinically occult and secondary adrenal hemorrhage is extremely rare. Two patients who developed massive adrenal hemorrhage seconday to metastatic lung carcinoma to the adrenal glands are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-237
Number of pages4
JournalMedical and Pediatric Oncology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1986


  • adrenal metastases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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