Investigation of adrenal masses

image of Investigation of adrenal masses
Online Access: £25.00 + VAT
BSAVA Library Pass Buy a pass


Dogs and cats with adrenal tumours present in a variety of ways, from those with severe clinical signs to those that are apparently asymptomatic. The chapter discusses the investigation of adrenal masses, diagnostic approach, adrenal-dependent hyperadrenocorticism, hyperaldosteronism, sex hormone-secreting adrenal neoplasia, phaeochromocytoma and non-functional adrenal mass.

Preview this chapter:
Loading full text...

Full text loading...



Image of 27.2
27.2 Left adrenal mass (72 × 74 mm) found incidentally on ultrasound evaluation of a 9-year-old female Siberian Husky.
Image of 27.4
27.4 Phaeochromocytoma of the right adrenal gland found unexpectedly on necropsy of a 16-year-old female Yorkshire Terrier. The cause of death was attributed to advanced congestive heart failure. (Courtesy of the Pathology Department, Veterinary Faculty, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error