Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare and highly malignant disease which can cause hypercortisolism leading to dysregulation of blood pressure and glucose levels. Most patients present with advanced disease. We describe the classic presentation of a functional adrenocortical carcinoma in a patient with metabolic syndrome.

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Keywords Adrenocortical carcinoma, Hypercortisolism, Metabolic syndrome
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Journal The Netherlands Journal of Medicine
Saes, L, Boere, I.A, Hofland, J, Mulder, M, & Feelders, R.A. (2018). A rare cause of dysregulated metabolic syndrome: Cortisol-producing adrenocortical carcinoma. The Netherlands Journal of Medicine, 76(3), 129–131. Retrieved from