Differential diagnosis of the adrenal masses: CT and MR

Kengo Yoshimitsu, T. Tajima, A. Nishie, K. Isigami, Y. Ushijima, D. Kakihara, H. Honda

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The most important issue in the radiological diagnosis of adrenal lesions is the diagnosis of adrenal adenomas, which is the most common adrenal tumor. In this review article, the state-of-the-art CT/MR techniques for diagnosing adrenal adenomas are discussed, along with their technical problems and limitations. Also presented are an issue of preclinical Cushing syndrome and other rare tumorous conditions that should be differentiated from adrenal adenomas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1095-1109
Number of pages15
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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