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Conditions We Treat: Adrenal Tumors

The adrenal glands produce important hormones, like cortisol, that are essential to normal body function. An adrenal tumor is an abnormal growth on one or both glands.

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Adrenal Tumors: What You Need to Know

Adrenal medical illustration, showing where the adrenal glands are located in the upper abdomen
  • Adrenal tumors can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
  • Symptoms of adrenal tumors include high blood pressure, facial flushing, weight gain, headaches and palpitations.
  • Most tumors can be removed through laparoscopic adrenalectomy, a minimally invasive surgery.
  • During adrenalectomy, one or both adrenal glands are removed.

Why choose Johns Hopkins for treatment of adrenal tumors?

Mohamad Ezzeddine Allaf, M.D.

Our Physicians

Rely on the expertise of our physicians to help manage adrenal tumors.


Our Treatments

Our experts have pioneered robotic and minimally invasive surgical techniques to provide patients with better results and less downtime following treatment for adrenal tumors.


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