[Choriocarcinoma presenting as a spontaneous rupture of an adrenal metastasis: a case report].

@article{Hoshiyama2008ChoriocarcinomaPA,
  title={[Choriocarcinoma presenting as a spontaneous rupture of an adrenal metastasis: a case report].},
  author={Fumiaki Hoshiyama and Yukinari Hosokawa and Hiromi Kumamoto and Yasuhito Hayashi and Kiyohide Fujimoto and Yoshihiko Hirao},
  journal={Hinyokika kiyo. Acta urologica Japonica},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={
          281-4
        }
}
A 20-year-old woman, who had a history of childbirth, was admitted to the emergency room with an acute abdomen. An abdominal enhanced computed tomography (CT) revealed retroperitoneal hemorrhage, leading to life-threatening, and multiple tumors in the liver. Additionally, chest CT also revealed multiple coin lesions in the lung. These findings strongly indicated a spontaneous rupture of adrenal tumor. We performed exploratory laparotomy. An examination during surgery showed a rupture of adrenal… CONTINUE READING