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A case of successful laparoscopic resection of adrenal gland endometriosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18339378     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To present a case of successful laparoscopic resection of adrenal endometriosis. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University Hospital. PATIENT(S): Forty-eight-year-old woman with left-sided abdominal and flank pain. INTERVENTION(S): Laparoscopic radical adrenalectomy. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Diagnosis and surgical approach to adrenal endometriosis. RESULT(S): There have been two case reports of adrenal endometriosis. Based on a search of Medline and Google for "adrenal endometriosis," this is the first known successful laparoscopic resection of adrenal endometriosis. CONCLUSION(S): We report the first case of successful laparoscopic adrenalectomy for the treatment of endometriosis.
Jamil Rehman; Gazi Yildirim; Sardar A Khan; Bilal Chughtai; Farr Nezhat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-03-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-10     Completed Date:  2008-12-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2015.e7-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, SUNY-Stony Brook University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / etiology,  surgery
Adrenal Gland Diseases / complications,  pathology,  surgery*
Adrenalectomy / methods*
Endometriosis / complications,  pathology,  surgery*
Flank Pain / etiology,  surgery
Middle Aged
Treatment Outcome

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