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adrenal calcifications

Tuesday 15 February 2005

Calcifications of the adrenal glands are found in several defined settings but most notably Wolman disease and resolving adrenal hemorrhage.

There are also individual reports of adrenal calcifications in association with congenital nephrotic syndrome, as a sequela to congenital infections, congenital heart disease and BWS.

Etiology

- adrenal Wolman disease
- post-adrenal necrosis

  • adrenal ischemia

- giant adrenal pseudocyst
- hemodialysis patients (#15632359#)
- congenital nephrotic syndrome (#2206877#)
- AIDS-related Pneumocystis carinii infection (#2104720#)
- adrenal tumors

  • adrenal neuroblastoma

See also

- adrenal lesions
- Calcifications

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