• Medicine
  • Published in The American surgeon 1997

Incidentalomas of the adrenal gland: diagnostic and therapeutic implications.

@article{Bastounis1997IncidentalomasOT,
  title={Incidentalomas of the adrenal gland: diagnostic and therapeutic implications.},
  author={Elias A. Bastounis and Anastasios J. Karayiannakis and M L Anapliotou and Lydia Nakopoulou and Georgia Makri and Efstathios L Papalambros},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1997},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={
          356-60
        }
}
Incidentally discovered adrenal masses are common since the advent and application of sensitive noninvasive imaging methods. The significance of these so-called "incidentalomas" and the question of further evaluation or treatment remains elusive. This report describes a retrospective study of 86 patients with incidentaloma. Adrenalectomy was performed on 26 patients during initial admission. Histologically, two cortisol-producing adenomas, an adenoma with subclinical cortisol production, and… CONTINUE READING

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