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Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Hemorrahagic Adrenal Pseudocyst Discovered During Pregnancy: Report of a Case.
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PMID:  24105296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Adrenal pseudocysts are rare cystic masses usually nonfunctional and asymptomatic, discovered incidentally during diagnostic imaging or when complicated by rupture and hemorrhage or infection. Few cases of hemorrhagic adrenal pseudocyst during pregnancy are reported, but a causal relationship between pregnancy and pseudocyst formation has not been shown. We describe a case of a 30-year-old pregnant woman referred to our surgical unit at the 20th week of gestation for incidental detection of left-side upper abdominal cystic mass, with signs of intralesion hemorrhage. The lesion was monitored and the woman gave birth at the 39th week, without complications. After 3 months from delivery, a multislide computed tomography scan confirmed a cystic mass measuring 10×7×10 cm. An elective transperitoneal laparoscopy was performed and a well-capsulated, hemorrhagic adrenal pseudocyst was removed. The optimal surgical treatment for hemorrhagic adrenal pseudocyst during pregnancy is still controversial. The present case shows that adrenal pseudocyst should be carefully monitored and can be treated by elective laparoscopic surgery after delivery.
Roberta Angelico; Ilaria C Ciangola; Paolo Mascagni; Tommaso M Manzia; Sergio Colizza
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Title:  Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1534-4908     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888751     Medline TA:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  e200-e204     Citation Subset:  -    
*Department of General Surgery, Ospedale San Giovanni Calibita Fatebenefratelli †Transplant Unit, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.
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