Adrenal metastases

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Lung mass seen on chest x-ray.

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Male

Selected images CT Chest and CT Abdomen

CT scan shows a mass in the upper right pulmonary lobe that invades the mediastinum. On the images extended to the superior abdome is possible to identify masses in both adrenal glands, bigger at the right one. 

Case Discussion

Adrenal metastases are the most common malignant lesions involving the adrenal gland. 

This case represents a pulmonary primary tumor with metastatic lesion in both adrenals. 

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Case information

rID: 31602
Published: 19th Oct 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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