Why adrenal glands are removed?
An adrenalectomy is performed when one or both glands have a tumor or are producing too much of one hormone.
What are the symptoms?
The symptoms can vary according to the type of hormone. The most commons are conditions like Cussing syndrome, increased heart rate, weight loss, poor appetite, precocious puberty, among others.
Will the procedure be painful?
Surgeons use local anesthesia so you won't feel any pain. It's common to feel some discomfort, soreness, and pain in the area of the incisions.