Abdominal pain, anemia and suspected adrenal mass

Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Michele Anzidei

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References


1. Patient presentation

  • A 70-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with lumbar and abdominal pain, 3 days after falling off a ladder.
  • Abdominal ultrasonography demonstrated a large mass in the left adrenal region. Laboratory tests revealed mild anemia (hemoglobin, 10 g/dL).
  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen and pelvis was performed to assess the adrenal mass and evaluate potential causes of anemia.

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