TITLE

Surgical Management of Adrenal Cysts

AUTHOR(S)
Lal, Tanmay G.; Kaulback, Kris R.; Bombonati, Alessandro; Palazzo, Juan P.; Brooke, Jeffrey R.; Weigel, Ronald J.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Sep2003, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p812
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Adrenal cysts are rare and are often found incidentally during abdominal imaging for another reason. We describe two cases of adrenal cysts, one of which was found to be a cystic pheochromocytoma. Most cystic pheochromocytomas are not diagnosed by urinary screening studies, and the first indication of a pheochromocytoma may be hemodynamic instability during resection. We review the literature on adrenal cysts and make recommendations for the management of cystic adrenal masses.
ACCESSION #
11063753

 

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