Management of Radiology Incidental Findings in the Adrenal Glands

Based on recommendations by the American College of Radiology (ACR), published as guidelines (white papers)
incidental-adrenal
How are the imaging features?
What is the maximal dimension of the finding?
How has this finding changed compared to prior imaging?
Does the patient have history of cancer?

Recommendation:

Consider resection

Recommendation:

Consider biopsy or PET-CT

Recommendation:

Consider biopsy or PET-CT

Recommendation:

Consider resection or further evaluation with adrenal-dedicated CT or MRI

 

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Recommendation:

Consider follow-up with adrenal-dedicated CT or MRI in 1 year

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Recommendation:

No further imaging

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