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Computed Tomography of the Adrenal Glands

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Shortly after the introduction of abdominal computed tomography (CT), its value as a noninvasive adrenal imaging technique became apparent. Normal-sized adrenal glands could be imaged in 85%–99% of patients and virtually all adrenal masses larger than 1.0 cm in diameter were routinely demonstrated [1–4]. CT successfully characterized a variety of adrenal abnormalities and became the imaging procedure of choice to guide fine needle adrenal biopsies [5–14].

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  • Adrenal Gland
  • Primary Aldosteronism
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenal Metastasis

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Moss, A.A., Shuman, W.P. (1987). Computed Tomography of the Adrenal Glands. In: Löhr, E., Leder, LD. (eds) Renal and Adrenal Tumors. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-71207-4_7

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