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Adrenal incidentalomas: a simple guide to a disease of modern technology
The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
A 33-year-old woman was found to have an incidental adrenal mass during ultrasound imaging for recurrent urinary tract infections. This was subsequently confirmed by computed tomography (CT), which showed a wellcircumscribed 3 x 3.7 cm lesion with a density of 40 Hounsfield units (HU) (Figure 1 ). She was clinically Cushingoid with a history of hypertension, impaired glucose tolerance, hirsutism and amenorrhoea. Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) independent Cushing's syndrome was confirmeddoi:10.4997/jrcpe.2010.407 pmid:21132138 fatcat:aqn5z5edmjbefn4dasxnuhclhe