Global Journal of Surgery
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Global Journal of Surgery. 2020, 8(1), 21-23
DOI: 10.12691/js-8-1-5
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Unexpected Anatomopathological Diagnosis of a Right Adrenal Mass

Youssef Jakhlal1, , Abdelmounim El Khamri1, Ahmed Jahid2 and Abdellatif Settaf1

1Department of Digestive surgery B, Ibn Sina Teaching Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

2Department of Anatomopathology, Ibn Sina Teaching Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

Pub. Date: August 03, 2020

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Youssef Jakhlal, Abdelmounim El Khamri, Ahmed Jahid and Abdellatif Settaf. Unexpected Anatomopathological Diagnosis of a Right Adrenal Mass. Global Journal of Surgery. 2020; 8(1):21-23. doi: 10.12691/js-8-1-5


We report a case of a 43-year-old male who had a right partial nephrectomy for renal trauma. He was asymptomatic for 28 years before presenting with intermittent right flank pain. Imaging showed a tumor-like mass of the right adrenal gland. The anatomopathological of the resected specimen confirmed the diagnosis of textiloma.

textiloma gossypiboma surgery

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