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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Rasam Hajiannasab M.D.[2], Ahmed Younes M.B.B.CH [3]

Overview

CT scan is helpful in the diagnosis of underlying adrenal or ovarian tumors.

CT

After clinical evaluation and lab results , computed tomography (CT) of the adrenal region can be done to detect possible adrenal tumors.[1]

Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
Case courtesy of Dr Hani Salam, <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/">Radiopaedia.org</a>. From the case <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/cases/9449">rID: 9449</a>

References

  1. Hunter MH, Carek PJ (2003). "Evaluation and treatment of women with hirsutism". Am Fam Physician. 67 (12): 2565–72. PMID 12825846.