Adrenal adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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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Case information

rID: 10109
Case created: 28th Jun 2010
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
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