J Korean Soc Radiol.  2014 Dec;71(6):324-328. 10.3348/jksr.2014.71.6.324.

Ultrasound Follow-Up of Testicular Adrenal Rest Tumors with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Report of Three Cases

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Dong-A University Hospital, Busan, Korea. jedidw@naver.com

Abstract

While testicular adrenal rest tumor is generally a rare intratesticular tumor, it is frequent in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. The tumors are diagnosed and followed up by ultrasound examination because these tumors are non-palpable and symptomless in most cases and always benign. Ultrasound imaging features change depending on how congenital adrenal hyperplasia is controlled. We herein report three cases of testicular adrenal rest tumors with different usual and unusual imaging findings and follow-up imaging. Patient 1 was a 14-year-old boy who presented with poor compliance to medication. Patient 2 and 3 were a 10-year-old and 13-year-old boy who presented with precocious puberty and short stature, respectively. Ultrasound examinations demonstrated oval hypoechoic masses and irregular speculated hyperechoic masses in the testes and different serial imaging findings.

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