Incidentalomas are tumors in the adrenal gland incidentally found by an imaging study performed for some other reason. Many of these tumors do not require any surgery or treatment, but once discovered need to be carefully evaluated to determine the most appropriate management.
Evaluation of these tumors involves several components:
Further workup and management will depend on the results obtained on 1, 2 and 3.
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