Adrenal cortical adenoma: current update, imaging features, atypical findings, and mimics

  • Mohamed G. Elbanan
  • Sanaz Javadi
  • Dhakshinamoorthy Ganeshan
  • Mouhammed Amir Habra
  • Brinda Rao Korivi
  • Silvana C. Faria
  • Khaled M. ElsayesEmail author
Special Section: Adrenal Gland


Adrenal adenoma is the most common adrenal lesion. Due to its wide prevalence, adrenal adenomas may demonstrate various imaging features. Thus, it is important to identify typical and atypical imaging features of adrenal adenomas and to be able to differentiate atypical adrenal adenomas from potentially malignant lesions. In this article, we will discuss the diagnostic approach, typical and atypical imaging features of adrenal adenomas, as well as other lesions that mimic adrenal adenomas.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale New Haven Health SystemBridgeport HospitalBridgeportUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Diagnostic RadiologyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal DisordersUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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