Asymtomatic Angiomyolipoma of the Right Adrenal Gland

  • I Monowarul Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shabagh, Dhaka
  • ATM Amanullah Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shabagh, Dhaka
  • AKMK Alam Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
Keywords: Angiomyolipoma, Adrenal angiomyolipoma, Extrarenal angiomyolipoma, PEComas, Tumors of perivascular epitheloid cell

Abstract

Angiomyolipoma are commonly found in Kidney but extrarenal sites are also mentioned. It arising in adrenal is very rare entity, usually asymptomatic, diagnosed incidentally on radiological investigation of abdomen for other conditions. We report our experience with a 37-year-old man who presented with sudden feeling of jerking discomfort and generalized weakness. An USS showed adrenal mass, computerised tomography (CT) scan confirmed and outlined the adrenal mass.Adrenalectomy was performed and the histopathological features confirmed the diagnosis of adrenal angiomyolipoma. The patient recovered without any complications following surgery.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jss.v16i1.14449

Journal of Surgical Sciences (2012) Vol. 16 (1) : 47-48

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Author Biographies

I Monowarul, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shabagh, Dhaka
General Surgeon & Resident, Department of Urology
ATM Amanullah, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shabagh, Dhaka
Associate Professor, Department of Urology
AKMK Alam, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
Professor, Department of Urology
Published
2013-04-05
How to Cite
Monowarul, I., Amanullah, A., & Alam, A. (2013). Asymtomatic Angiomyolipoma of the Right Adrenal Gland. Journal of Surgical Sciences, 16(1), 47-48. https://doi.org/10.3329/jss.v16i1.14449
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Case Reports