Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Other benign cortical lesions
Focal adrenalitis

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 March 2016, last major update February 2005

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

Cite this page: Focal adrenalitis. website. Accessed April 27th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Present in 50% of autopsies
  • Associated with chronic pyelonephritis
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Focal lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate in adrenal cortex
Differential diagnosis