Correlapaedia - a Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery, and Pathology: Case 34
An unenhanced computed tomography exam of the abdomen was performed at the outside institution. Intravenous contrast was not used because it can precipitate a hypertensive crisis in patients with pheochromocytoma. Three contiguous slices from the scan demonstrate a large right adrenal mass approximately 5 cm in maximum diameter. No associated lymphadenopathy was seen.
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