Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Adrenocortical Carcinoma

  • Melvyn Korobkin
  • Anca M. Avram
  • Hero K. Hussain


This chapter describes the imaging features of adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) and their use in detection, staging, and follow-up of the disease. The diagnostic imaging modalities most commonly used for this purpose are computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and FDG-positron emission tomography (PET).


Hounsfield Unit Adrenal Mass Adrenocortical Carcinoma Adrenal Metastasis Adrenal Adenoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Melvyn Korobkin
    • 1
  • Anca M. Avram
    • 2
  • Hero K. Hussain
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Michigan Health System, University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Division of Nuclear Medicine/RadiologyUniversity of Michigan Health System, University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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