2002, Number 5
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ABSTRACTThe case of a female patient, 46 years old, that arrives presenting pain on the right of the abdomen, of 6 months of duration associated to fever, and general weakness is presented. The patient is admitted to the Department of Urology, and after laboratory tests, renal ultrasonography, and abdominal tomographic is taken to the operating room performing total resection of the right adrenal gland, with a final histopathological report of right adrenal gland carcinoma.
Adrenal carcinoma may be found in as many as 7% of patients with adrenal lesions.
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