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Clinical management of large adrenal cystic lesions

Schmid, Holger and Mussack, Thomas and Wörnle, Markus and Pietrzyk, Miriam C. and Banas, Bernhard (2005) Clinical management of large adrenal cystic lesions. International urology and nephrology 37 (4), pp. 767-771.

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The widespread use of ultrasonography and computed tomography has resulted in an increased diagnosis of large sized adrenal cysts with diameters of more than 5 cm. Most of these adrenal cystic lesions are clinically silent and are therefore often diagnosed incidentally. Since up to 7% of adrenal cysts are malignant, a careful hormonal, morpho-functional and instrumental evaluation is mandatory. ...


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Item Type:Article
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
Identification Number:
16362596PubMed ID
Keywords:Adrenalectomy; Adrenal carcinoma; Adrenal cyst; Adrenal endocrine dysfunction; Adrenal gland; Pheochromocytoma
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited On:20 Mar 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 09:50
Item ID:1309
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