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ea0049ep27 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2017

Extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor in the retroperitomeum which had difficulty in differential diagnosis with adrenal cancer

Kanamoto Naotetsu , Nagatsuji Makiko , Yamagami Keiko , Tokunaga Shinya , Hosoi Masayuki

Extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumors (EGISTs) in the retroperitomeum are extremely rare. A 44-year-old man was referred from a private clinic suspicious of an adrenal tumor that was incidentally detected by abdominal ultrasound. Computed tomography (CT) scan showed a retroperitoneal mass of 12 cm harboring a feeding artery from the left adrenal gland contiguous with the left adrenal gland, which enhanced heterogeneously on post-contrast imaging. By magnetic resonance imaging,...