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24 Possible Causes for Abdominal Mass, CT Scan showing Adrenal Mass, Increased Basal Metabolic Rate

  • Pheochromocytoma

    If imaging with MRI or CT scans of the adrenal glands shows a mass in the gland (or outside it), surgery may be done.[web.archive.org] […] fat metabolism for energy (breaking down of fats for fuel) increases basal metabolic rate (burns more calories) increases thermogenesis (elevates body temperature) how you[registerednursern.com] He was found to have an elevated blood pressure of 170/90 and no palpable abdominal mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endometriosis

    The remainder of the examination shows no abnormalities. His fasting serum aldosterone:renin ratio is increased. A CT scan shows a 1-cm, left adrenal mass.[pejoweb.com] A large hypermetabolic solid mass in the left pelvic wall and several lymph nodes with elevated FDG activity were noted, which indicated malignancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Design: Report of a unique case of a fetal abdominal mass, emphasizing the wide range of differential diagnoses.[fertstertdialog.com]

  • Angiomyolipoma

    The follow-up 18F-FDG PET/CT scan showed a nearly complete resolution of the previously detected adrenal mass, with very low tracer uptake and a decrease in its functional[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Multiple hypermetabolic pulmonary metastases were also noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . • 40% are symptomatic; these can cause a palpable abdominal mass, hematuria, or flank pain. • The solitary sporadic tumors may cause acute abdomen and shock as a result[slideshare.net]

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Computer tomography (CT) scan showed a solid right renal lesion, multiple liver metastases, florid chest, lymphadenopathy in left supraclavicular region and a right adrenal[oatext.com] In addition, the patient had 2 hypermetabolic uterine leiomyomas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The classical triad of loin pain, hematuria and abdominal mass is only present in 4%–17% of cases.[dovepress.com]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Fig 2 [ 18 F]Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET)–computed tomography (CT) scan.[ascopubs.org] However, intense hypermetabolic activity in muscles of the abdominal wall was noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DIAGNOSES: A contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan revealed multiple abdominal masses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    CT scan of the abdomen revealed a 35 mm left adrenal mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No metastasis or size increase of the remaining adrenal glands were found suggesting that their hypermetabolic state could be attributed to mitotane treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because the left abdominal mass was unresectable, the patient underwent a biopsy of the abdominal mass and a radical resection of the pelvic teratoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Hemorrhage

    Abdominal CT scan ( Figures 2 and 3 ) showed a mass with spontaneous hyper-dense aspects in the hepato–renal space corresponding to the adrenal lodge.[oapublishinglondon.com] Imaging findings that may indicate underlying tumor include intralesional calcification, enhancement, and hypermetabolic activity on PET images.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination revealed no signs of abdominal mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thoracic Neuroblastoma

    A: Computed tomography (CT) through the upper abdomen shows a large soft-tissue mass ( T ) arising in the right adrenal gland and extending to the midline (aorta, arrow ).[oncohemakey.com] A hypermetabolic midline mass in the medial left supraclavicular fossa region was seen extending into the left infraclavicular fossa region and paralaryngeal region inferiorly[ispub.com] abdominal-pelvic masses of the child.[clinmedjournals.org]

  • Adrenal Gland Metastasis

    (a) US scan shows a septated cystic mass of the right adrenal gland (arrows). (b) Contrast material-enhanced CT scan shows a lobulated cystic mass with calcified septa.[pubs.rsna.org] The PET/CT revealed a nodular hypermetabolic focus located on the left adrenal gland, measuring 2.5 2.6 2.8 cm, and the maximum standardized uptake value was 3.9 ( Fig. 1[spandidos-publications.com] Patient's symptoms are due to a mass lesion in the abdominal cavity i.e. chronic pain that is dull and aching in character.[symptoma.com]

  • Ganglioneuroma

    USG and CT scan showed a well-defined heterogeneous left adrenal mass with solid and cystic components. MIBG Scan revealed a left adrenal mass. S.[urologyannals.com] (d) FDG-PET-CT: moderately hypermetabolic lesion. Zoom The MRI confirmed the minimal uptake of contrast material after administration.[em-consulte.com] They develop as slowgrowing abdominal masses and require a differential diagnosis supported by pathologic assessment.[mattioli1885journals.com]

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