If the tumor is benign, it is removed. This procedure use small incisions and special instruments.
Sometimes, the adrenal glands are removed as a part of this process.
Prior to surgery, the high blood pressure will need to be brought under control, using:
- First the medication phenoxybenzamine
- Followed by beta-blocking antihypertensive agents
This may be used if the tumor is cancerous and has spread outside of the adrenal glands. It involves the use of:
Radiation may also be used. It is used to destroy blood vessels that may be feeding the tumor. This process is called ablation.
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