6,261 results match your criteria Adrenal Metastases


Long-term follow-up of patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for phaeochromocytoma.

BJS Open 2022 May;6(3)

Department of Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

Introduction: Phaeochromocytomas are rare tumours with a recurrence after open surgery ranging between 6-23 per cent. Long-term follow-up studies after laparoscopic surgery for phaeochromocytoma are lacking. The aim of this study was to look at the long-term oncological outcome of a consecutive series of patients from a single centre undergoing laparoscopic surgery for a phaeochromocytoma. Read More

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[A Case Report of a Patient with Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma who Received the Combination Etoposide, Doxorubicin, Cisplatin, and Mitotane Therapy and Achieved Remission].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2022 May;68(5):139-143

The Department of Urology, Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine.

A 40-year-old Japanese female was referred to our institution with a high serum lactate dehydrogenase level. Computed tomography (CT) showed a large right adrenal tumor, 14 cm in size without distant metastases. The patient was clinically diagnosed with T2N0M0 adrenocortical carcinoma and underwent right adrenalectomy. Read More

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Differentiation of adrenal adenomas from adrenal metastases in single-phased staging dual-energy CT and radiomics.

Diagn Interv Radiol 2022 May;28(3):208-216

Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany.

PURPOSE Differentiation of incidental adrenal lesions remains a challenge in diagnostic imaging, especially on single-phase portal venous computed tomography (CT) in the oncological setting. The aim of the study was to explore the ability of dual-energy CT (DECT)-based iodine quantification and virtual non-contrast (VNC) imaging and advanced radiomic analysis of DECT for differentiation of adrenal adenomas from metastases. METHODS A total of 46 patients with 49 adrenal lesions underwent clinically indicated staging DECT and magnetic resonance imaging. Read More

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[Tc]Tc-iFAP/SPECT Tumor Stroma Imaging: Acquisition and Analysis of Clinical Images in Six Different Cancer Entities.

Pharmaceuticals (Basel) 2022 Jun 9;15(6). Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of Radioactive Materials, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Ocoyoacac 52750, Mexico.

Fibroblast activation protein (FAP) is highly expressed on the cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAF) of the tumor stroma. Recently, we reported the preclinical evaluation and clinical biokinetics of a novel Tc-labeled FAP inhibitor radioligand ([Tc]Tc-iFAP). This research aimed to evaluate [Tc]Tc-iFAP for the tumor stroma imaging of six different cancerous entities and analyze them from the perspective of stromal heterogeneity. Read More

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Adrenal Tumors in Young Adults: Case Reports and Literature Review.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2022 May 30;58(6). Epub 2022 May 30.

Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk, 80-214 Gdansk, Poland.

The current high detection rate of adrenal tumors (4-10% of general population) is attributable to a widespread use of variety of imaging studies, especially a computed tomography. Most of them represent clinically silent and biologically indolent incidentalomas, but some adrenal tumors may pose a significant clinical challenge. Thus, in every patient with an adrenal tumor, a decision on further management is made after careful hormonal and radiological evaluation. Read More

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Endosonography and endosonography guided needle aspiration for left adrenal gland assessment in lung cancer patients - 10 years' experience.

Adv Respir Med 2022 ;90(3):157-163

Endoscopy Unit, Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland.

Introduction: Lung cancer patients (LCP) require invasive evaluation of left adrenal glands (LAG) if distant metastases (M1b/1c) are suspected in CT or PET-CT. Only few studies showed utility of endosonography and particularly EUS-b-FNA as minimally invasive endoscopic method of LAG analysis.

Material And Methods: A retrospective study of consecutive LCP was conducted in two pulmonology centers between January 2010 and December 2019. Read More

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Hyperthyroidism due to thyrotropin receptor antibody stimulation of metastatic thyroid carcinoma during lenvatinib treatment: a case report.

Ann Palliat Med 2022 Jun 20. Epub 2022 Jun 20.

Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan.

Background: Hyperthyroidism after total thyroidectomy is extremely rare. No studies have investigated hyperthyroidism during multiple kinase inhibitor treatment for advanced thyroid carcinoma.

Case Description: A 57-year-old man with a history of radioactive iodine refracted thyroid follicular carcinoma presented to our hospital with back pain. Read More

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Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of Unknown Primary with Metastasis to the Testis: A Case Report.

Case Rep Oncol 2022 Jan-Apr;15(1):388-393. Epub 2022 Apr 8.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Neuroendocrine neoplasms are rare epithelial neoplasms with neuroendocrine differentiation. Few cases of primary testicular poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas (PD-NECs) have been reported, and secondary testicular neoplasms are rare. A 61-year-old man with a chief complaint of left testicular swelling was referred to our hospital. Read More

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Concurrent Tumors Revealed by an Autopsy-A Case Report and Literature Review.

Case Rep Gastrointest Med 2022 1;2022:2308065. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of Clinical Pathology, "St. Apostle Andrew" Emergency County Hospital, Constanta, Romania.

Introduction: Multiple primary malignant neoplasms are an uncommon phenomenon, given the very low incidence of two or more different tumors, while neoplasm may be limited to a single organ or may involve multiple separate anatomical organs. The main purpose of this study is to highlight the importance of morphological and immunohistochemical tests to distinguish the origin of the primary tumor. . Read More

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"Malignant Mesenchymoma" Revisited: A Clinicopathologic Study of Leiomyosarcomas With Osteosarcomatous Differentiation.

Am J Surg Pathol 2022 Jun 13. Epub 2022 Jun 13.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is the most common sarcoma in adults. Rarely, LMS dedifferentiates into an undifferentiated sarcoma. Very few cases of LMS with heterologous osteosarcomatous differentiation (OS) have been reported. Read More

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Validation of Pretreatment Prognostic Factors and Prognostic Staging Systems for Small Cell Lung Cancer in a Real-World Data Set.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 May 25;14(11). Epub 2022 May 25.

Division of Medical Oncology, University Hospital Basel, 4031 Basel, Switzerland.

Treatment decisions in patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) are made based on the extent of the disease. However, the outcome varies among patients at the same stage. A simple tool to predict outcomes in SCLC patients would be helpful for clinical decision-making. Read More

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Evaluation of the T2-weighted (T2W) adrenal MRI calculator to differentiate adrenal pheochromocytoma from lipid-poor adrenal adenoma.

Eur Radiol 2022 Jun 9. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of Medical Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, 1053 Carling Avenue, C1 Radiology, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4E9, Canada.

Objectives: To evaluate the T2-weighted (T2W) MRI calculator to differentiate adrenal pheochromocytoma from lipid-poor adrenal adenoma.

Methods: Twenty-nine consecutive pheochromocytomas resected between 2010 and 2019 were compared to 23 consecutive lipid-poor adrenal adenomas. Three blinded radiologists (R1, R2, R3) subjectively evaluated T2W signal intensity and heterogeneity and extracted T2W signal intensity ratio (SIR) and entropy. Read More

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Incidence of malignancy in adrenal nodules detected on staging CTs of patients with potentially resectable colorectal cancer.

Eur Radiol 2022 Jun 3. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 82 Gumi-ro, 173 Beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, 13620, Korea.

Objective: To measure the prevalence of adrenal nodules detected on staging CT in patients with resectable colorectal cancer, and the proportion of patients with malignant nodules among them.

Methods: This retrospective study included 6474 patients (median age, 65; interquartile range, 56-73; 3902 men) who underwent staging CT for colorectal cancer between May 2003 and December 2018. The patients had potentially resectable colorectal cancer, including resectable hepatic or pulmonary metastases. Read More

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Morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics associated with metastatic and recurrent progression in pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma: A cohort study.

Ann Diagn Pathol 2022 May 28;60:151981. Epub 2022 May 28.

Department of Pathology and Medical Research Center, Beijing Institute of Respiratory Medicine and Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100020, China; Department of Pathology and Key Laboratory for Xinjiang Endemic & Ethnic Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, Shihezi University School of Medicine, Shihezi, 832002, China. Electronic address:

This study aimed to evaluate immunohistochemical markers of pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma (PPGL) and the relationships between the grading system for adrenal pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma (GAPP) and the prognosis of PPGL in a Chinese population. A retrospective analysis was conducted on a cohort of 102 PPGL cases, from January 2012 to December 2019, with complete clinicopathological and follow-up data. Surgical pathology slides were re-reviewed. Read More

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Jugular Paraganglioma Presenting With A Tumor Thrombus Extending From Posterior Fossa To Right Atrium And Multiple Skeletal Metastases.

Curr Med Imaging 2022 Jun 2. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Department of Medical Oncology, Çukurova University School of Medicine, Adana, Turkey.

Introduction: Paragangliomas are tumors of neuroendocrine origin, may appear in different localizations, and are related to the autonomic nervous system. Paragangliomas are generally asymptomatic and may rarely appear with adrenergic symptoms, and clinical findings depend on the catecholamines they secrete. Extra-adrenal paragangliomas are mostly benign like all paragangliomas. Read More

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Neuroblastic Tumors of the Adrenal Gland in Elderly Patients: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Front Pediatr 2022 17;10:869518. Epub 2022 May 17.

Department of Visceral Surgery, Lausanne University Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Background: Neuroblastic neoplasms (NN) include ganglioneuromas (GN), ganglioneuroblastomas (GNB), and neuroblastomas (NB). They generally arise in childhood from primitive sympathetic ganglion cells. Their incidence in adults, especially among elderly, is extremely low. Read More

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Analysis of Spatial Heterogeneity of Responses in Metastatic Sites in Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients Treated with Nivolumab.

Tomography 2022 05 20;8(3):1363-1373. Epub 2022 May 20.

Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre (RGCIRC), New Delhi 110085, India.

The purpose was to determine whether tumor response to CPI varies by organ and to characterize response patterns in a group of surgically treated metastatic RCC patients treated with Nivolumab. : A retrospective analysis was undertaken between January 2016 and March 2020 on patients receiving Nivolumab for metastatic RCC, following first-line therapy and having at least one baseline and two follow-up scans. A Fisher's exact test was used to compare categorical variables, and a Kruskal-Wallis test was used to compare continuous variables. Read More

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An Overview of Neoplasia in Captive Wild Felids in Southern Italy Zoos.

Front Vet Sci 2022 10;9:899481. Epub 2022 May 10.

Unit of Pathology, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of neoplasms in captive wild felids in Southern Italy zoos over a 13-year period (2008-2021) and to investigate macroscopic and histologic tumor findings in these animals. A total of 24 cases were necropsied, 9 males and 15 females, with age ranging from 6 to 19 years, including 12 tigers (), 7 leopards (), 4 lions (), and 1 black jaguar (). Diagnosis of neoplasm was made in 14/24 cases (58. Read More

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Clinical analysis of the etiological spectrum of bilateral adrenal lesions: A large retrospective, single-center study.

Endocrine 2022 May 23. Epub 2022 May 23.

Department of Endocrinology, Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing, China.

Purpose: To investigate the clinical characteristics, endocrinological function, and etiology of bilateral adrenal lesions in hospitalized patients.

Methods: A retrospective study of 777 patients with bilateral adrenal lesions was conducted at the Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital between January 2013 and January 2018. Patients' demographic features, hormonal profiles, imaging findings, and histopathological findings were reviewed from database records. Read More

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Incidental Solitary Adrenal Metastasis as the Initial Manifestation of a Solid Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma, With Emphasis on Pathologic Diagnosis and Clinical Management.

AACE Clin Case Rep 2022 May-Jun;8(3):131-134. Epub 2022 Jan 13.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Objective: Distant metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) are relatively rare and may be associated with a poor prognosis. The adrenal gland is a highly unusual site of metastasis in the natural course of PTC. Herein, we describe a case of an incidentally detected metastatic solid variant of PTC in the adrenal gland of an asymptomatic patient as the initial presentation. Read More

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January 2022

Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma: Local Recurrence and Bilateral Adrenal Metastases - A Case Report.

J Belg Soc Radiol 2022 6;106(1):42. Epub 2022 May 6.

Clinical and Emergency Hospital of Brasov, RO.

Introduction: Clear cell renal cell carcinoma is the most frequent type of renal cell carcinoma, which is often diagnosed incidentally in an advanced stage.

Case History: We present the case of a 49-year-old man who presented to the emergency department with no specific symptoms. After computed tomography (CT) evaluation, the suspicion was raised of a left renal tumour. Read More

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A case of conversion hepatectomy for huge hepatocellular carcinoma with adrenal metastasis and vascular invasion after atezolizumab-bevacizumab treatment.

Clin J Gastroenterol 2022 May 18. Epub 2022 May 18.

Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Takasaki General Medical Center, 36 Takamatsu-cho, Takasaki, Gunma, 370-0829, Japan.

We herein report a case of huge hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with adrenal metastasis and vascular invasion successfully treated by conversion hepatectomy after atezolizumab-bevacizumab treatment. A 77-year-old male patient with chest pain was admitted. He had a history of HCC treatment; however, the patient stopped receiving follow-up treatment based on his own decision. Read More

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[Comparative Study of PD-L1 Expression in Different Sites of 
Non-small Cell Lung Cancer].

Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi 2022 May 16;25(5):303-310. Epub 2022 May 16.

Department of Pathology, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute; Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Beijing 100142, China.

Background: The expression of programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) as a biomarker for immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is routinely detected in clinical pathology department. However, the spatial heterogeneity of PD-L1 expression in intrapulmonary tumors and extrapulmonary metastases is still a challenge for the clinical testing. This study aims to explore the differences of PD-L1 expression in test samples obtaining from different sites of NSCLC. Read More

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Metastatic prostate carcinoma presenting as a gluteal soft tissue mass.

Ther Adv Urol 2022 Jan-Dec;14:17562872221096384. Epub 2022 May 4.

JDW Pathology Inc., Cape Town, South Africa.

Metastatic lesions from prostate adenocarcinoma to the bone and lymph nodes and less frequently to the lungs, pleura, liver and adrenal glands are well documented. The presence of soft tissue metastases from a prostate adenocarcinoma is extremely rare. We report a case of a 56-year-old male who presented with a 2-year history of a painless buttock mass. Read More

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Determinants of disease-specific survival in patients with and without metastatic pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma.

Eur J Cancer 2022 Jul 29;169:32-41. Epub 2022 Apr 29.

Department of Medicine ΙΙI, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at the TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany; Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at the TU Dresden, Germany.

Background: Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas (PPGLs) have a heterogeneous prognosis, the basis of which remains unclear. We, therefore, assessed disease-specific survival (DSS) and potential predictors of progressive disease in patients with PPGLs and head/neck paragangliomas (HNPGLs) according to the presence or absence of metastases.

Methods: This retrospective study included 582 patients with PPGLs and 57 with HNPGLs. Read More

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Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency in a Patient with Metastatic Melanoma Treated with Nivolumab.

Case Rep Dermatol 2022 Jan-Apr;14(1):55-60. Epub 2022 Mar 21.

Department of Dermatology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan.

We report a case of secondary adrenal insufficiency due to nivolumab. An 83-year-old man with acral lentiginous types of melanoma on the right sole visited our department in March 2017. He received primary surgery at referred hospital in June 2017, and pathological stage was IIIC (pT3bN3M0) according to AJCC (American Joint Committee on Cancer) 7th edition criteria. Read More

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Cutaneous Metastases and Long-Term Survival of a Patient With Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma.

Cureus 2022 Mar 29;14(3):e23598. Epub 2022 Mar 29.

Oncology, Hospital Pedro Hispano, Matosinhos, PRT.

The treatment landscape of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) has changed in the last decade with improvements in overall survival. Overall survival ranges from 57 months in good-to-intermediate prognosis patients to 19 months in poor prognosis patients. The most frequent sites of metastasis are the lungs, bone, distant lymph nodes, liver, adrenal, and brain. Read More

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Short-term effectiveness and safety of CT-guided radioactive iodine-125 seed implantation for treatment of adrenal metastases.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2022 Apr 1;14(2):148-156. Epub 2022 Apr 1.

Department of Interventional Radiology, Harbin Medical University Cancer Hospital, Harbin, China.

Purpose: To evaluate short-term effectiveness and safety of computed tomography (CT)-guided radioactive iodine-125 (I) seed implantation (CTRISI) for treating adrenal metastases.

Material And Methods: A total of 50 consecutive patients with adrenal metastases were enrolled retrospectively. Among them, 18 patients received CTRISI, and 18 received 3D-conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) treatment. Read More

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Primary Ewing sarcoma of the kidney: A series of four cases.

Authors:
S Patra P Trivedi

Malays J Pathol 2022 Apr;44(1):93-99

The Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Department of OncoPathology, New Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380016, India.

Introduction: Ewing sarcoma (ES), the neuroectodermal derived tumour typically occurs in the bone and soft tissue of children and young adults. Primary ES of the kidney is strikingly rare and only a few cases and small case series have been documented. Due to the highly aggressive nature of this neoplasm, distinction from other morphological mimickers is truly indispensable in terms of treatment and prognosis. Read More

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Isolated adrenal metastasis for hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report and literature review.

AME Case Rep 2022 25;6:18. Epub 2022 Apr 25.

Department of Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA.

Background: We report one of the few cases in the United States of an isolated contralateral adrenal gland metastasis found 2 years after resection of a primary right hepatic lobe hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Case Description: The patient is a 60-year-old male with chronic hepatitis B and C who was found on imaging to have a 5.5 cm mass in segment 7 of the liver. Read More

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