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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Comparison to prior imaging is essential in the assessment of an adrenal incidentaloma.
Size: Size of an adrenal incidentaloma is an important variable in assessing malignant potential.
Therefore, it is not unreasonable to follow up an adrenal incidentaloma with a CT scan 6 to 12 months after surgical excision.
Incidentaloma is a colloquial term used by radiologists to denote a mass or lesion encountered unexpectedly during exams performed for other reasons.
Improved access to this information may significantly decrease duplicative or unnecessary exams due to incidentalomas.
Adrenal incidentaloma refers to an adrenal mass discovered by imaging techniques unrelated to adrenal disease.
9) And we know that the chance that an incidentaloma found in any of these exams could represent a lethal carcinoma is < 1%.
Prevalence and risk of cancer of focal thyroid incidentaloma identified by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography for metastasis evaluation and cancer screening in healthy subjects.
Surgical treatment of a pituitary incidentaloma is recommended when the lesion is causing a visual field deficit or other visual abnormalities, such as ophthalmoplegia "or neurological compromise," according to evidence-based clinical practice guidelines that were published by the Endocrine Society.
Adrenal incidentaloma in pregnancy: Clinical, molecular and immunohistochemical findings.