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In a metastic colon can patient is a nodule in adrenal gland a met ?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: It can be

Adrenal nodules are common and are often benign.
But several cancers are prone to spread and land in the Adrenal gland as metastatic cancer. This can be determines with the help of PET scan or a biopsy if the nodule is growing in serial CT scan studies. This can be sorted out in 2-3 month time of follow up/repeat study.

In brief: It can be

Adrenal nodules are common and are often benign.
But several cancers are prone to spread and land in the Adrenal gland as metastatic cancer. This can be determines with the help of PET scan or a biopsy if the nodule is growing in serial CT scan studies. This can be sorted out in 2-3 month time of follow up/repeat study.
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