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Evaluation of patients with adrenal incidentalomas.

[adrenal incidentaloma]

Adrenal incidentalomas are common in this era of ubiquitous imaging. There is a lack of consensus on the mode and extent of evaluation, and follow-up of adrenal incidentalomas.There is increasing evidence of morbidity associated with subclinical hormone excess from functioning adrenal masses. Improved radiological techniques and interpretation have helped identify lipid-rich adenomas more accurately and tailor the evaluation of adrenal incidentalomas.A practical outline in the investigation and follow-up of adrenal incidentalomas incorporating the recent evidence is presented.