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ALLMedicine™ Adrenal Incidentaloma Center

Research & Reviews  187 results

Cardio-metabolic effects of mild glucocorticoid excess: Implications for management of ...
Clinical Endocrinology; Chen AX, Burt MG

Nov 12th, 2022 - Adrenal adenomas are incidentally identified in up to 5% of computer tomography scans performed for unrelated indications. A proportion of these adrenal adenomas are found to autonomously secrete cortisol based on definitions in current guidelines...

Nonfunctioning adrenal incidentalomas with cortisol post-dexamethasone suppression test...
Endocrine Araujo-Castro M, Parra Ramírez P et. al.

Oct 20th, 2022 - To analyze the differences in the cardiometabolic profile in patients with nonfunctioning adrenal incidentalomas (NFAI) with post-dexamethasone suppression test (DST) cortisol ≤1.4 µg/dL (NFAI ≤ 1.4) and those with post-DST cortisol >1.4 µg/dL (NF...

The combination of early identification, chemotherapy, and autologous stem cell transpl...
Endocrine Huang L, Shuai X et. al.

Oct 16th, 2022 - Primary adrenal lymphoma (PAL) is an extremely rare entity, there were few cases have been reported. We report a 52-year-old female with unilateral PAL. Case report. A rapid biopsy resulted in the diagnosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after e...

Automated extraction of incidental adrenal nodules from electronic health records.
Surgery Schumm M, Hu MY et. al.

Oct 8th, 2022 - Many adrenal incidentalomas do not undergo appropriate biochemical testing and complete imaging characterization to assess for hormone hypersecretion and malignancy. With the growing availability of clinical narratives in the electronic medical re...

Who should be screened for primary aldosteronism? A comprehensive review of current evi...
Journal of Clinical Hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.); Huang WC, Lin YH et. al.

Oct 6th, 2022 - Arterial hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The prevalence of primary aldosteronism (PA) ranges from 5% to 10% in the general hypertensive population and is regarded as one of the most common causes of secondary hypert...

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Guidelines  1 results

Management of adrenal incidentalomas: European Society of Endocrinology Clinical Practi...
European Journal of Endocrinology; Fassnacht M, Arlt W et. al.

Jul 9th, 2016 - : By definition, an adrenal incidentaloma is an asymptomatic adrenal mass detected on imaging not performed for suspected adrenal disease. In most cases, adrenal incidentalomas are nonfunctioning adrenocortical adenomas, but may also represent con...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

The Prevalence and Characteristics of Adrenal Incidentaloma

Aug 10th, 2022 - With the development of imaging detection technology and its wide application in clinic, the detection rate of adrenal incidentaloma (AI) has been greatly improved. Most AI are benign and do not have the function of autonomic hormone secretion, bu...

Performances on Cognitive Functions and Brain Function and Follow-up After Different Treatments in Patients With Autonomous Cortisol Secretion: a Single-center, Prospective, Observational Study

May 2nd, 2022 - Glucocorticoids, mainly cortisol, play a crucial role in the allostatic process of adjustment to stressors and can determine important changes in central nervous system structures. It is well known that Cushing's syndrome (CS) is associated with n...

Evaluation of New Diagnostic Indicator of Subclinical Hypercortisolism

Apr 15th, 2022 - In the past few years, with the widespread use of chest and abdominal imaging, the prevalence of adrenal incidentaloma (AIs) has been increasing and now approaches the 8.7% incidence reported in autopsy series. subclinical hypercortisolism (SH) is...

A Prospective Cohort Study for Patients With Adrenal Diseases

Mar 18th, 2020 - The investigators will recruit 150 patients annually for 10 years (adrenal incidentaloma 100 patients, pheochromocytoma 15 patients, primary aldosteronism 25 patients, adrenal cushing syndrome 10 patients, adrenocortical carcinoma 2 patients) and ...

Long-term Beneficial Metabolic Effects of Adrenalectomy in Subclinical Cushing's Syndrome of Adrenal Incidentaloma

Apr 4th, 2019 - Objective: To determine the metabolic effects of the adrenalectomy in subclinical Cushing's syndrome of adrenal incidentaloma. Methods: 234 subclinical cushing syndrome and adrenal incidentaloma will be randomly assigned into two groups(e.g adrena...

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News  13 results

Adrenal Tumors in 1.4% of Unselected Adults, Hormone Tests Needed

Sep 12th, 2022 - About 1.4% of the general adult population has an adrenal tumor, of which about two thirds are nonfunctioning adenomas regardless of age, a new study suggests. But because a third of the patients discovered to have such tumors were found to have a...

New Adrenalectomy Guidelines Cover Surgery, Multispecialty Care

Aug 23rd, 2022 - New adrenalectomy guidelines from the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons are aimed at assisting both specialist and general surgeons with perioperative adrenal care, including guidance on management of adrenal incidentalomas. Published onl...

Pheochromocytoma: An Incidental Finding in an Asymptomatic Older Adult With Renal Oncocytoma
Maryam Bushra Ahmed, Zayan Ahmed Sami et. al.

Dec 15th, 2021 - Pheochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine-secreting tumor of chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla or sympathetic ganglia, occurring in about 0. 2 to 0.

Mild Cortisol Excess Increases Mortality in Adrenal Incidentaloma

May 24th, 2021 - Mortality is two to three times higher in patients with adrenal incidentalomas who have autonomous cortisol secretion levels of 83 nmol/L (3 µg/dL) or more after a 1 mg dexamethasone suppression test (DST) compared with those with levels below thi...

How to Handle "Incidentalomas"
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA

Nov 1st, 2012 - Maggie, 42, presents to the emergency department with chronic intermittent abdominal pain and bloating with constipation and occasional diarrhea. She denies fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, melana, bright red blood per rectum, or changes in stool.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →