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Adrenal lymphangioma: a case report

      Abstract

      We present a case of a 30-year-old female who was evaluated for right flank pain. Clinical and diagnostic work up revealed a urinary tract infection with focal pyelonephritis of the right kidney. Ultrasound and computed tomography of the abdomen were included in the evaluation and revealed incidental finding of cystic structure at right suprarenal space. Follow-up evaluation for further characterization of cyst was performed with MRI and displayed a 4.8×4.5-cm right adrenal cyst containing dystrophic calcification, septations, and minimal nodularity. Surgical resection and histologic findings were compatible with cystic lymphangioma of the adrenal gland. Adrenal lymphangioma is a rare and benign lesion that is most often identified incidentally during radiological investigation or at autopsy. Diagnostic features of adrenal cysts including lymphangiomas are discussed.

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