[Progress in diagnosis and treatment of adrenal metastases tumor].

  title={[Progress in diagnosis and treatment of adrenal metastases tumor].},
  author={Chu-jun Wu and Min Qiu and Lu-lin Ma},
  journal={Beijing da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Peking University. Health sciences},
  volume={47 4},
The adrenal gland is a common site of metastases, only second to pulmonary, liver and bone. The prevalence of adrenal metastases in patients with a history of cancer is between 10%-25%.The most common sites of origin are cancers of the lung, kidney, breast, gastrointestinal tract, and skin (melanoma).The mainstays of adrenal metastases diagnosis are computerized tomogramphy (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission tomogramphy (PET). All patients should undergo complete… CONTINUE READING