Adrenal adenoma

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Diffuse abdominal pain. History of left nephrectomy at the age of 8 months for renal tumor (pathological report not available).

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

There is a well-defined ovoid hypodense right adrenal mass measuring 47 x 45 x 34 mm with no calcification, necrosis or hemorrhage. The attenuation value on non-contrast images was -10 HU.

Case Discussion

On non-contrast CT scan an attenuation value of an adrenal lesion < 0 HU as in this case is considered 47% sensitive and 100% specific for a lipid-rich adrenal adenoma.

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Case information

rID: 88584
Published: 14th Apr 2021
Last edited: 14th Apr 2021
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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