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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Furqan M M. M.B.B.S[2]

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CT scan of the adrenal gland is performed to detect the presence of the adrenal adenoma and the cause of ectopic ACTH. CT scan is preferred over MRI in these cases.

Cushing's syndrome CT

CT scan of the adrenal gland is performed to detect the presence of the adrenal adenoma and the cause of ectopic ACTH. CT scan is preferred over MRI in these cases.[1][2][3]

It is usually done after:

Axial non contrast CT showing adrenal adenoma (yellow marker) Case courtesy of A.Prof Frank Gaillard; Source: https://radiopaedia.org/cases/2600

References

  1. Zografos GN, Perysinakis I, Vassilatou E (2014). "Subclinical Cushing's syndrome: current concepts and trends". Hormones (Athens). 13 (3): 323–37. PMID 25079456.
  2. Lacroix A, Feelders RA, Stratakis CA, Nieman LK (2015). "Cushing's syndrome". Lancet. 386 (9996): 913–27. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61375-1. PMID 26004339.
  3. Sahdev A, Reznek RH, Evanson J, Grossman AB (2007). "Imaging in Cushing's syndrome". Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 51 (8): 1319–28. PMID 18209870.



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