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21 Possible Causes for CT Scan showing Adrenal Mass, Increased Basal Metabolic Rate, Paraneoplastic Syndrome

  • 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] Not every difficult or unclear neurological syndrome in a patient with metastatic cancer is a paraneoplastic syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] One possible tumor model of schizophrenia includes anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, a paraneoplastic syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Abstract Dermatomyositis or polymyositis as a paraneoplastic syndrome of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is an uncommon event.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carcinoma of the Lung

    Chest CT scan showed a lobulated mass of 2.7 cm 2.7 cm in size at the upper left lung.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., Ichinose, Y. (2008) Pulmonary typical carcinoid tumor and liver metastasis with hypermetabolism on 18-fluorodeoxyglucose PET: a case report.[scindeks.ceon.rs] Paraneoplastic syndrome• Lambert-Eaton syndrome• Peripheral neuropathy• Acanthosis nigricans• Leukemoid reaction• Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy• Horner syndrome•[slideshare.net]

  • 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] Keywords Renal Cell Carcinoma Renal Tumor Radical Nephrectomy Paraneoplastic Syndrome Adrenal Metastasis Introduction It is well established that the incidence of adrenal[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Pulmonary Clear Cell Tumor

    Contrast-enhanced CT scan of the thorax showed the existence of a mass in the left lung vertex involving the region of the aortic-pulmonary window with a site of osseous metastasis[ispub.com] Positron emission tomography scan (F) showing hypermetabolic mass with SUVmax of 4.4.[kjronline.org] These symptoms are non-specific and common to other renal cancers. 3 The most predominant paraneoplastic symptoms include anemia and Stauffer syndrome, both of which were[archbronconeumol.org]

  • 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] Paraneoplastic syndromes Several unique paraneoplastic syndromes can be associated with both localized and disseminated neuroblastomas.[telemedicina.med.muni.cz]

  • Ectopic ACTH Syndrome

    Surprisingly, in our patient CT scan and PET denied tumoral nodules in the most common sites of ectopic ACTH secrection [4], but showed a large adrenal mass suggestive for[file.scirp.org] The F-18 FDG PET CT showed a focal hypermetabolic lesion on the left side of the thyroid gland suggesting malignancies, a less intense hypermetabolic lesion on the right side[synapse.koreamed.org] Only occasionally, endocrine-active tumors develop directly from hepatic tissue, and may lead to paraneoplastic syndromes (PNS).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    Adrenal imaging with computerized tomography (CT) scan showed a low-density mass measuring 2.1 cm in diameter in the left adrenal (Figure 2 ).[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] […] in contrast to malignant hyperthermia which is characterized by a hypermetabolic reaction associated with hyperthermia and hypercontracted stiff muscles.[hkpp.org] : The emergency physician should be able to recognize Cushing syndrome in cancer patients so that the paraneoplastic syndrome can be managed to avoid complications during[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] syndrome Seven subtypes of neuroblastic tumors are recognized according to the degree of neuroblastic maturation and the amount of background schwannian stroma Neuroblastoma[surgpathcriteria.stanford.edu]

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