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Noori E, Kachoie A, Eshraghi M, Shater M M, Rahimi S. Adrenal simple cyst in a young female patient: A case report. J Jiroft Univ Med Sci 2020; 7 (2) :361-365
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1- Student Research Committee of Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
2- Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran , ahmadkachoie478@gmail.com
3- Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
4- Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baqiyatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction: Adrenal gland cysts with variable symptoms are rare cases of over-kidney clinical conditions. Adrenal cysts are accidentally identified, which is referred to as incidentaloma. Adrenal cysts are non-specific and show radiological findings and Detection of these cysts is usually random. In this article,  a patient with a simple adrenal cyst is introduced
Case presentation: The patient is a 33-year-old woman with a severe abdominal complaint, especially in the upper and lower abdomen, which began one day before the visit. The patient also mentioned three vomiting episodes. CT scan of a multicellular cystic mass in the upper left abdomen was observed with calcified nodules near the pancreatic tail, which, according to the radiologist, suggested a possible false cysts of the pancreas. With the diagnosis of adrenal mass, surgery was performed and symptoms were resolved after surgery.
Results: Undoubtedly, the current elimination of the mass of the current treatment and the laparoscopic adrenalectomy, if available, is the golden standard. This was a simple adrenal cyst, which was associated with non-specific digestive symptoms. Preoperative diagnosis was performed by CT and ultrasound. A laparoscopic adrenalectomy was performed without complications. Pathology was a simple adrenal cyst. However, when managing an adrenal cyst, adrenocarcinoma and cystic pheochromocytoma should be considered before surgery
Conclusion: Although the prevalence of adrenal cysts is rare, intervention is necessary if they are large (size>4), symptomatic, functional, and potentially malignant. Laparoscopic management of these cysts in the form of decoration / extension, safe, effective, with minimal invasion, minimal blood loss and shorter hospital stay.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Medical Sciences / Surgery
Received: 2020/03/13 | Accepted: 2020/06/2 | Published: 2020/06/21

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