These are rare benign tumors of the adrenal glands. The endocrine system is responsible for producing hormones.
Lymphoma is a rare tumor that can start in the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are made up of two parts: the adrenal cortex and the adrenal medulla.
An adrenal gland tumor is a growth in the adrenal gland.
A tumor starts when healthy cells change and grow wildly forming a mass.
The hereditary conditions that increase the risk for adrenal gland tumors are: multiple endocrine neoplasia type two, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, Von Hippel –Lindau syndrome, Mc Cune-Albright syndrome, Cowden syndrome, neurofibromatosis type one and Carney complex.