Small adrenal mass in hyperaldosteronism

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Blood pressure 250/210. Hyperaldosteronism.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

6 mm mass at the lateral crus of the right adrenal with signal loss on the opposed-phase gradient echo images.

Case Discussion

Adrenal cortical adenomas (aldosteronomas) are found in about two thirds of patients with Conn syndrome. They are often quite small.

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Case Information

rID: 17320
Case created: 3rd Apr 2012
Last edited: 6th Aug 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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