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adrenal epithelial cyst

Friday 13 January 2006

Digital cases

- Case 171 (HP:171)

Synopsis

- cyst lined by cuboidal to flattened cells.

Immunochemistry

- keratins + (AE1/AE3+, CAM 5.2+, MAK-6+)
- negative for epithelial membrane antigen, vimentin, factor VIII, and desmin.

See also

- adrenal cysts

References

- True adrenal cyst mimicking renal cancer in a young woman: a case report. Schlittler LA, Dallagasperina VW, Carlotto JR, Vilarroel RU, Lazaretti NS. Cases J. 2009 Aug 12;2:7351. PMID: 19918521

- Medeiros LJ, Weiss LM, Vickery AL Jr. Epithelial-lined (true) cyst of the adrenal gland: a case report. Hum Pathol. 1989 May;20(5):491-2. PMID: 2707800