Retroperitoneal Foregut Duplication Cyst Presenting as an Adrenal Mass

Terry, N. Elizabeth; Senkowski, Christopher K.; Check, William; Brower, Steven T.
January 2007
American Surgeon;Jan2007, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p89
Academic Journal
A 75 year-old woman presented to the authors' institution with abdominal pain and early satiety. An adrenal mass was found on CT scanning. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy was performed, and the patient was found to have a retroperitoneal bronchogenic cyst adherent to the adrenal gland. The workup of an adrenal mass is discussed as well as the pathophysiology of bronchogenic cysts.


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