Gummatous syphilis of the adrenal gland.

  title={Gummatous syphilis of the adrenal gland.},
  author={Merel M. Scheurkogel and J. Pifer Tim and Franciscus J F Jeurissen and Henriette M E Quarles van Ufford},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  volume={37 9},
A 55-year-old man with no relevant history was analyzed for weight loss, night sweats, and left upper quadrant pain. An abdominal ultrasound and CT scan were performed, revealing a lobulated rim-enhancing mass in the left adrenal gland. Further analysis by an F-FDG PET/CT scan demonstrated high uptake in the periphery of the adrenal lesion with central photopenia. Because a primary malignancy was suspected, an adrenalectomy was performed. Histopathology, however, revealed a necrotizing… CONTINUE READING
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