Adrenal gland

Anatomy

  • medulla == inner layer == catecholamines
  • cortex == outer layer ¬† divides into 1. zona glomerulosa == mineralocorticoids 2. zona fasciculata == glucorticoid 3. inner zona reticularis == androgens¬†¬†

 

Pheochromocytoma = catecholamine producing == VMA,metanephrine,

test metanephrine levels plasma and urine

Source:

Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods 21 edition

p.342