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Adrenal lymphoma

Adrenal lymphoma can refer to

Clinical presentation

Can be variable and can include adrenal insufficiency, worsening general state, weight loss and abdominal pain.

Radiographic features

CT / MRI

Maybe seen as bulky adrenal masses. Often difficult to use bilaterality to differentiate primary versus secondary since the former can be bilateral in a considerable portion of cases. 

Usually of soft tissue attenuation (40-60 HU) with mild progressive enhancement after contrast medium administration 9.

CT-PET
  • often FDG avid 6

 

 

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Article information

rID: 71852
System: Oncology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lymphoma involving adrenals
  • Lymphoma involving adrenal glands
  • Lymphoma of adrenal glands
  • Adrenal lymphomas

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