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Case 310

Surgical Pathology Case


  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.



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