A Case of Retroperitoneal Ganglioneuroma Accidentally Discovered by Laparoscopic Right Adrenalectomy

A 65-year-old man was referred to our hospital for his right adrenal adenoma. Adrenal vein blood sampling revealed primary hyperaldosteronism, and he was referred to our department for surgical resection of his right adenoma. During the operation, a small nodule was discovered in addition to the adr...

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Main Authors: Shunsuke Nomura, Takashi Kawahara, Tappei Takeshima, Takahiro Mitomi, Daiji Takamoto, Tomoe Sawazumi, Yoshiaki Inayama, Hiroji Uemura
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Karger Publishers 2020-07-01
Series:Case Reports in Oncology
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Online Access:https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/507280
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Summary:A 65-year-old man was referred to our hospital for his right adrenal adenoma. Adrenal vein blood sampling revealed primary hyperaldosteronism, and he was referred to our department for surgical resection of his right adenoma. During the operation, a small nodule was discovered in addition to the adrenal tumor. The pathological diagnosis of this nodule was ganglioneuroma. We herein report a rare case of ganglioneuroma incidentally discovered by laparoscopic right adrenalectomy.
ISSN:1662-6575