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Case 310

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  A 45-year-old female, right abdominal pain and flank pain. A CT scan showed a 6.0 cm mass in the right adrenal gland with areas of low intensity. A right adrenalectomy was performed.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The round mass measures 5.5 x 5.0 x 4.5 cm and weighs 95 grams with nodular external surface intersected by thick fibrous bands. Cut surface of the tumor reveals a variegated appearance with small areas showing cystic degeneration with a mucinous content. 

     
 
 

HE, 4

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 10

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 40

     
 

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Source: AFIP, HQAP-2001-II-1

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan