Adrenal cyst

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Adrenal cysts are rare lesions and are commonly incidental findings. 


Adrenal cysts are reported to be rare with an incidence of <1% 1

Clinical presentation

Patients can present with pain or swelling, although a significant portion (~40%) are incidental findings 1,3


Adrenal cysts can be divided into four categories 1-3:

Differential diagnosis

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Article information

rID: 52050
System: Urogenital
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Adrenal cysts

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    Case 1: adrenal pseudocyst
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    Case 2: adrenal epithelial cyst
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