Adrenal pseudotumors on CT due to diluted portosystemic veins

H. A. Mitty, B. A. Cohen, S. Sprayregen, K. Schwartz

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The adrenal and periadrenal venous systems are part of the portosystemic collateral pathways that may enlarge in portal hypertension. The cross-sectional image of the resulting enlarged venous channels may stimulate an adrenal mass. Three examples of such computed tomographic (CT) scans are presented with selective venographic correlation. Patients with portal hypertension and suspected adrenal pathology may require enhanced or dynamic CT scans.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)727-730
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


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