Cystic adrenal lymphangioma

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Long-standing left abdominal dull aching pain.

Patient Data

Age: 52 years
Gender: Female

Faint calcified ovoid shadow is seen in the left hypochondrial region.


A well defined ovoid cyst with thin wall is seen in the left upper abdominal quadrant.It is related to the upper zone of the left kidney. It raises the possibility of being left adrenal cyst rather than renal cyst.

Case Discussion

After laparoscopic excision and histopathological examination this suprarenal cyst is proved to be lymphangioma.

The case is courtesy of Dr. Raad Bashar, Surgery Consultant, RCMC.

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Case information

rID: 40266
Published: 15th Oct 2015
Last edited: 15th Oct 2015
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