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ea0037ep16 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2015

Adrenal malignant melanoma masquerading as a phaeochromocytoma

Barmpari Maria , Savvidis Christos , Dede Anastasia , Markogiannakis Haridimos , Giannopoulos Dimitrios , Dikoglou Christina , Malaktari-Skarantavou Sofia

Introduction: Adrenal masses usually represent benign and nonfunctional adrenal adenomas however, primary or metastatic malignancy should also be considered. Discovery of an adrenal mass needs further evaluation in order to exclude malignancy and hormonal secretion. Primary adrenal melanoma is an extremely rare entity, while metastases of cutaneous melanoma to the adrenals occur much more often. We present a rare case of a possibly primary adrenal malignant melanoma with imagi...