Adrenal teratoma

An adrenal teraoma is a very rare adrenal lesion. They account for around 0.7% of all primary adrenal tumors. As with teratomas in general, they are composed of mature tissues arising from more than one germinal layer.

Radiographic features

They classically demonstrate a large fatty/lipomatous component as well as calcification/bone with the lesion. Typically present as large tumors (mean diamter around 9 cm according to one study 4). Cystic components may also be present.

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rID: 70109
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Perimary adrenal teratoma
  • Adrenal teratomas
  • Teratoma of adrenal gland

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