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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 469-471

Large but benign adrenal mass: Adrenal oncocytoma


1 Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Anil Bhansali
Department of Endocrinology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.95717

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Adrenal incidentalomas of more than 4 cm size are usually malignant. We describe a 28-year-old woman with a 7-cm, non-functioning, well-demarcated adrenal mass, which was identified as an oncocytoma on histopathological examination. Therefore, a large, non-functioning, unilateral adrenal mass with preserved tumor outline should invoke the suspicion of oncocytoma, which is invariably a benign tumor.


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