Adrenocortical is a cancer that is developed on adrenal cortex, adrenal cortex is the outer layer of adrenal glands. Adrenocortical Carcinoma is rare; there is increased risk with certain genetic conditions. The majority of these tumors produce excess hormones resulting in hormonal imbalance.There is no known cause for adrenocortical carcinoma, it may affect in children and majority of cases are nonhereditary.
Some of the symptoms of Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma:
Abdominal pain in sides or back
Sudden weight loss
Nausea and vomiting
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor when you notice a lump in abdomen with frequent pain or feeling of fullness regularly.