Adrenocortical carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Female

Left lower lobe atelectasis/consolidation with possible small pleural effusion.

AXR: Non-specific bowel gas pattern; again the left lower lobe process is appreciated.



A large heterogeneously enhancing left adrenal lesion, suspicious for an adrenocortical carcinoma.

Nuclear medicine

Physiologic uptake at the epiphyses in this growing skeleton. No abnormal uptake to suggest bony metastasis. 

Case Discussion

6 year old female with left adrenocortical carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 9449
Published: 19th Apr 2010
Last edited: 21st May 2020
Tag: adrenal
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