Differentiation of adrenal adenomas (lipid rich and lipid poor) from nonadenomas by use of washout characteristics on delayed enhanced CT

Kebapci M., Kaya T., Gurbuz E., Adapinar B., Kebapci N., Demirustu C.

ABDOMINAL IMAGING, vol.28, no.5, pp.709-715, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00261-003-0015-0
  • Title of Journal : ABDOMINAL IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.709-715


Background: We describe nonenhanced, early contrast-enhanced, and delayed contrast-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) features and contrast washout characteristics of lipid-poor and lipid-rich adrenal adenomas and nonadenomas to determine the role of these methods in distinguishing one type from the other.