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American Journal of Medicine Studies. 2015, 3(1), 1-3
DOI: 10.12691/ajms-3-1-1
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Cystic Lymphangioma of the Adrenal Gland: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

Faten hadjkacem1, Mouna Ammar1, Ayman Maalej2, Mouna Elleuch1, , Nessrine Cheikrouhou1, Mouna Mnif1, Nabila Rekike1, Fatma Mnif1, Nadia Charfi1 and Mohamed Abid1

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

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

Pub. Date: March 27, 2015

Cite this paper:
Faten hadjkacem, Mouna Ammar, Ayman Maalej, Mouna Elleuch, Nessrine Cheikrouhou, Mouna Mnif, Nabila Rekike, Fatma Mnif, Nadia Charfi and 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


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.

adrenal gland lymphangioma adrenal cyst hydatid cyst

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