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2011 — December Case of the Month

Posted December 20, 2011

CLINICAL SUMMARY: Adrenal gland  

CAP Foundation December 2011 Online Case of the Month

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A 54-year-old woman presented with a large retroperitoneal tumor between the right lobe of her liver and kidney. MRI revealed a right adrenal mass which was excised. Received was a lobulated mass weighing 1630 g and measuring 18.0 x 18.0 x 10.0 cm. The external surface was smooth and encapsulated. Upon sectioning, a rim of normal-appearing adrenal gland was present. The cut surface was red-brown with patchy yellow areas, some of which had a gelatinous consistency.

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