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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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The work-up of an adrenal incidentaloma includes, first, biochemical evaluation to determine if the mass is functional and, second, imaging to assess whether the mass appears malignant or benign.
Giallonardo et al., "A case report of subclinical hypercortisolism due to adrenal incidentaloma complicated by myasthenia gravis after adrenalectomy," Tumori Journal, vol.
Adrenal incidentaloma. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012; 26: 405-19.
Adrenal incidentaloma: an overview of clinical and epidemiological data from the national Italian study group.
Gilliland, "Adrenal schwannoma: a rare type of adrenal incidentaloma," Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, vol.
[Prevalence of adrenal incidentaloma at computed tomography (chest and abdominal) in a general hospital in Brazil].
Characterisation of an adrenal incidentaloma in these cases is not possible.
Adrenal incidentalomas are defined as radiographically identified masses >1 cm in diameter.
Adrenal incidentaloma, defined as an adrenal lesion found incidentally on autopsy or imaging, is a fairly frequent phenomenon.
Autologous bone marrow transplanation for extramedullary plasmacytoma presenting as adrenal incidentaloma. Ann Saudi Med 2009;29(3):219-222

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