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Algorithm of Cook for Evaluation of a Patient with an Incidental Adrenal Mass

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with clinical and biochemical findings suggestive of primary hyperaldosteronism using an algorithm by Stewart.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

E24, E27

Description:

Cook recommended a workup for a patient with a mass found incidentally in the adrenal gland. The author is from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland.

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