Authors
Andrea G Rockall, Syed A Babar, SA Aslam Sohaib, Andrea M Isidori, Salvador Diaz-Cano, John P Monson, Ashley B Grossman, Rodney H Reznek
Publication date
2004/3
Journal
Radiographics
Volume
24
Issue
2
Pages
435-452
Publisher
Radiological Society of North America
Description
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)–independent hypercortisolism accounts for 15%–20%
of cases of Cushing syndrome and always arises from primary adrenal disease. Computed
tomographic (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging findings in 37 patients with
primary adrenal Cushing syndrome were analyzed and correlated with pathologic findings.
Hyperfunctioning adenomas (n= 24), together with functioning carcinomas (n= 10),
accounted for 92% of cases. Adenomas had a significantly smaller mean size (3.5 vs 14.5 ...
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