Ann Clin Radiol | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Adrenal Oncocytoma: An Incidental FDG PET/CT Finding with MRI Correlation

Khalid Alsugair, Mamdoh Al Obaidy, Mohammed Al Qahtani, Amr Maged El Saadany and Mohei Abouzied*

Department of Radiology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Saudi Arabia

*Correspondance to: Mohei Abouzied 

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As a good percentage of adrenal masses in patients with known malignancy may be benign; thus, noninvasive characterization is important in preventing unnecessary biopsy. This case report represent how known papillary thyroid carcinoma with known metastases has developed lung metastases from thyroid origin for which she was followed up with whole body FDG PET/CT post radioactive iodine therapy. This case shows the potential importance of combining the molecular characterization by FDG PET/CT with the data derived from MRI in narrowing the differential diagnosis of an adrenal mass and suggesting the next diagnostic step in reaching the definitive diagnosis.


Alsugair K, Al Obaidy M, Al Qahtani M, El Saadany AM, Abouzied M. Adrenal Oncocytoma: An Incidental FDG PET/ CT Finding with MRI Correlation. Ann Clin Radiol. 2018; 1(2): 1006.

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