Adrenal adenoma

What is Adrenal adenoma?

A adrenal adenoma is a benign tumor of the glandular type (adenoma) in the adrenal gland. While some adrenal adenomas do not secrete hormones at all (nonfunctional, often diagnosed incidentally as incidentalomas), some secrete cortisol (causing Cushing's syndrome), aldosterone (causing Conn's syndrome), or androgens (causing hyperandrogenism).

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there is a 1.8 cm left adrenal nodule. although this does not meet strict criteria for an adenoma on noncontrast ct, there is no significant change...

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Welcome to Healthcare Magic..the management of adrenal tumors that are incidentally detected is required only for symptoms or size or for raised...

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Hello, I just had a follow up CT to follow a lung nodule found during an episode of pneumonia in February of this year. The radiologist noted on...

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The adrenal adenoma that has been detected during the CT scan is releasing the excessive adrenal hormones which...

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