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Adrenal adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Al Salam
Modality: CT

Incidental small right adrenal mass, which has the attenuation of -4.5 HU (<10 HU) on his non contrast CT, consistent with lipid rich adrenal adenoma.

surgical clips of previous left nephrectomy. 

Case Discussion:

55 year old male status post left nephrectomy due to renal cell carcinoma. Patient has a right adrenal nodule for evaluation. NCCT of the abdomen showed that the adrenal nodule has a HU of – 4.5 (which is less than 10), making the lesion an adrenal adenoma rather than a metastatic deposit.

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