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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Cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with adrenal incidentalomas that are either non-secreting or associated with intermediate phenotype or subclinical Cushing's syndrome: a 15-year retrospective study.
The prevalence of these adrenal incidentalomas increases with age, from < 1 % to 7% between 30 and 70 years of age (6).
Clinical characteristics for 348 patients with adrenal incidentaloma.
Size: Size of an adrenal incidentaloma is an important variable in assessing malignant potential.
Adrenal incidentalomas are defined as radiographically identified masses >1 cm in diameter.
Therefore, it is not unreasonable to follow up an adrenal incidentaloma with a CT scan 6 to 12 months after surgical excision.
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.
When compared with a group of 124 patients with multinodular euthyroid goiter matched for age, gender, body mass index, and smoking, the adrenal incidentaloma patients were more likely to have hypertension (54% vs.