Diagnostic challenge of adrenal cyst in an adolescent girl: A case report and overview of the literature


Serpil Sancar, Esra Ozcakir, Arzu Sizgen, Mete Kaya

Cystic lesions of adrenal gland are rare and usually asymptomatic in children. Cysts usually have been found incidentally by imaging studies during an investigation of other abdominal causes. Differential diagnosis of adrenal cysts from other cystic disease may not be possible by imaging studies. Although the management of adrenal cysts is a controversial subject, surgical treatment is still important for both diagnosis and treatment. In this case report, we will discuss the surgical approach of a case with adrenal cyst detected incidentally.


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