Imaging findings in pediatric adrenocortical carcinoma

  title={Imaging findings in pediatric adrenocortical carcinoma},
  author={Jose Ribeiro and Raul C. Ribeiro and Barry D. Fletcher},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Background. Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a tumor that is rare among children, causes clinically evident hormonal disturbances. Imaging methods are used to stage disease and to plan surgical resection.¶Objective. To describe the findings of the various imaging methods used to evaluate ACC.¶Materials and methods. We reviewed the records of ten consecutive patients (mean age, 8.1 years) who presented from 1987 to 1998 with ACC. All patients underwent computed tomography (CT) scanning; five… CONTINUE READING