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Laparoscopic-assisted Mini-incision Adrenalectomy for Large Hemorrhagic Adrenal Cyst: A Novel Approach

Rimy Prashad

Keywords : Adrenal cyst, Endocrine surgery, Hemorrhagic adrenal cyst, Lap-assisted adrenalectomy

Citation Information : Prashad R. Laparoscopic-assisted Mini-incision Adrenalectomy for Large Hemorrhagic Adrenal Cyst: A Novel Approach. 2021; 16 (1):46-47.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10088-11156

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Adrenal cysts are rare clinical entities, usually diagnosed incidentally. Traditionally classified as epithelial, endothelial, parasitic or pseudocyst, adrenal cyst may cause symptoms due to mass effect or hemorrhage warranting adrenalectomy. The author presents a case of a 64-year-old man presenting with a nonfunctioning large right adrenal hemorrhagic cyst causing mass effect. We managed the patient with laparoscopic-assisted adrenalectomy that has emerged as a novel technique combining the benefits of open and minimally invasive approach.

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