Revista Cubana de Cirugía
version ISSN 0034-7493
REYES BALSEIRO, Evelio Salvador; ARMAS PEREZ, Bárbaro Agustín; DIAZ POL, Daniel and BASULTO MARRERO, Eneysi. Non-functional corticosuprarenal adenoma. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. 2011, vol.50, n.4, pp. 548-554. ISSN 0034-7493.
About the 50 % of the cortical-suprarenal tumor are benign and functional, much of them are solid with signs and symptoms of glucocorticoids (Cushing) or mineralocorticoid (Conn). The remainder 50 % of solid neoplasm corresponds to primary adrenocortical carcinomas whose half is functional. Within the benign solid tumors the more frequent is the adenoma. This is the case of a white male patient aged 36 with a prior good health admitted due to asthenia from 6 months ago and slightly intensive abdominal pain the right flank irradiating to back as well as weight loss. In physical examination it was verified a right flank tumor. A bulky suprarenal tumor was diagnosed by ultrasonography, computerized axial tomography and a rise of blood cortisol. Tumor is removed b y anterior and lateral combined incision in semi-decubitus position allowed a good field with satisfactory results. Anatomical-pathological diagnosis was a corticosuprarenal adenoma which was analyzed and compared with other reports.
Keywords : suprarenal tumor; suprarenal tumor diagnosis; approach routes.