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American Journal of Medicine Studies

ISSN (Print): 2333-8881

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Current Issue» Volume 3, Number 1 (2015)


Cystic Lymphangioma of the Adrenal Gland: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

1Department of endocrinology, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

2Department of radiology, Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

American Journal of Medicine Studies. 2015, 3(1), 1-3
DOI: 10.12691/ajms-3-1-1
Copyright © 2015 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Faten hadjkacem, Mouna Ammar, Ayman Maalej, Mouna Elleuch, Nessrine Cheikrouhou, Mouna Mnif, Nabila Rekike, Fatma Mnif, Nadia Charfi, Mohamed Abid. Cystic Lymphangioma of the Adrenal Gland: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature. American Journal of Medicine Studies. 2015; 3(1):1-3. doi: 10.12691/ajms-3-1-1.

Correspondence to: Mouna  Elleuch, Department of endocrinology, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia. Email:


Adrenal lymphangiomas, also known as cystic adrenal lymphangiomas are benign vascular lesions, most often found incidentally during abdominal imaging studies, abdominal surgery or at autopsy. We present a case of a 45-year-old female who was evaluated for recurrent abdominal pain. Imaging studies revealed a large cystic lesion in the right adrenal region considered as a hydatid cyst. Right adrenalectomy was performed. Histopathologic examination demonstrates that the definite diagnosis is cystic lymphangioma of the right adrenal gland.



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