incidentaloma


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in·ci·dent·a·lo·ma

(in'sĭ-dent'ă-lō'mă),
Mass lesion, usually of the adrenal gland, serendipitously noted during computed tomographic examinations performed for other reasons.
[incidental + -oma, tumor]
A mass or lesion unexpectedly identified during a routine physical exam, imaging procedure—CT, MRI, ultrasound or other—or surgical exploration.
Sites Endocrine—adrenal, parathyroid, pituitary, thyroid—kidney, lung

incidentaloma

Medtalk An incidentally discovered mass or lesion, detected by CT, MRI, or other imaging modality performed for an unrelated reason. See Pathologist's tumor. Cf Ulysses syndrome.

in·ci·dent·a·lo·ma

(in'si-den'tă-lō'mă)
Mass lesion, noted fortuitously during computed tomographic examinations performed for other reasons.
[incidental + -oma, tumor]
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For restricted defined incidentaloma the best intervention is no intervention, while some cases may require surgery depending on tumours features, patient's age and preference.
20,22) The sensitivity and specificity of CSI for the differentiation of adrenal incidentalomas are reported at 81% to 100% and 94% to 100%, respectively.
Se planteara pues en esta revision, un estado del arte del incidentaloma adrenal, una lesion que puede ser tan benigna como un adenoma no productor o tan tragica como un carcinoma suprarrenal.
Size: Size of an adrenal incidentaloma is an important variable in assessing malignant potential.
Incidentaloma is a colloquial term used by radiologists to denote a mass or lesion encountered unexpectedly during exams performed for other reasons.
Carotid intima media thickness is increased and associated with morning cortisol in subjects with non-functioning adrenal incidentaloma.
Therefore, although the patient in this case study presented with no clinical features of Cushing's or virilization syndromes, it was imperative to distinguish potential adrenal carcinoma from an adrenal incidentaloma.
This edition has been revised and includes new chapters on mechanical ventilation, bariatric surgery, adrenal incidentaloma, and professionalism.
Testing is also recommended for patients with adrenal incidentaloma compatible with adenoma and children with combined reduced linear growth and increased weight, wrote lead author Dr.
One study of 12 patients with adrenal incidentalomas and subclinical hypercortisolism found that such patients had a higher prevalence of insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, and type 2 diabetes, as well as greater central adiposity, than did 29 patients with a nonfunctioning adrenal incidentaloma and no subclinical hypercortisolism (J.
Adrenal lesions may present as incidentaloma, or may produce symptoms due to local mass effects (i.