Laparoscopic resection of a bulky primary adrenal hydatid cyst

  title={Laparoscopic resection of a bulky primary adrenal hydatid cyst},
  author={Walter Sebasti{\'a}n Nardi and Agust{\'i}n Buero and Santiago Lozano and Eduardo Agust{\'i}n Porto},
  booktitle={Journal of minimal access surgery},
A 55-year-old man with no medical history of relevance was referred to our department for chronic back pain. Plain radiographs of the abdomen showed a round calcified image with liquid level inside in the upper-left quadrant. On computed tomography (CT) a bulky solid-cystic mass with calcified wall of 65 × 34 mm was shown in the left adrenal gland with no-contrast enhancement. The patient underwent a laparoscopic approach. Intraoperatively there was a large hard stony mass depending on the left… CONTINUE READING

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