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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2015, Article ID 410185, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/410185
Review Article

Incidental Adrenal Nodules and Masses: The Imaging Approach

1University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
2Veterans Administration Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

Received 24 February 2015; Accepted 12 April 2015

Academic Editor: Sabrina Corbetta

Copyright © 2015 J. Willatt et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Adrenal nodules are detected with increasing frequency. The National Institute of Health (NIH), American College of Radiology (ACR), and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AACE/AAES) have produced guidelines for the management of incidental adrenal nodules. This review provides a summary of the consensus radiologic approach to these nodules.