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BELL HERNANDEZ, Yaima Magdalena. Adrenal lipoma in a woman. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.5, pp.668-672. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 51 years clinically asymptomatic woman who was referred to the Endocrinology Service of “Dr. Federico Bolaños Moreira” Hospital in Milagro city, Guayas, Ecuador, is presented, due to a malignancy in the right adrenal gland found by chance during a computerized axial tomography study in her abdomen. The complementary and imaging tests were repeated, and these last ones revealed the presence of a neoplastic mass mainly fatty. The patient underwent a laparotomy and the malignancy was removed consisting in an adrenal lipoma, as shown by the histopathological study; at present she has no clinical incidence

Keywords : adrenal incidentaloma; adrenal lipoma; imaging science studies; computerized axial tomography.

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