Adrenal lesions

Adrenal lesions cover a broad spectrum from benign to neoplastic entities. Due to increased use of cross sectional imaging they are frequently detected as incidental lesions.

Radiology plays a significant role in differentiation. Cross sectional imaging is the mainstay of imaging for identifying and assessing adrenal lesions, for which an algorithm to aid characterisation is helpful 5.

Small unilateral adrenal mass
Large solid adrenal mass
Cystic lesions
Other lesions
Other adrenal pathology

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rID: 7972
System: Urogenital
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Unilateral adrenal mass
  • Adrenal lesions : differential diagnosis
  • Differential diagnosis of adrenal lesions

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    Case 1: adrenal adenoma
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