Incidental Adrenal Nodules

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Radiol Clin North Am. 2021 Jul;59(4):591-601. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2021.03.008.


Incidentally detected adrenal nodules are common, and prevalence increases with patient age. Although most are benign, it is important for the radiologist to be able to accurately determine which nodules require further testing and which are safely left alone. The American College of Radiology incidental adrenal White Paper provides a structured algorithm based on expert consensus for management of incidental adrenal nodules. If further diagnostic testing is indicated, adrenal computed tomography is the most appropriate test in patients for nodules less than 4 cm. In addition to imaging, biochemical testing and endocrinology referral is warranted to exclude a functioning mass.

PMID:34053607 | DOI:10.1016/j.rcl.2021.03.008

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