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WHO Classification of Tumours
Adenomatoid tumor, NOS
Adrenal gland


Definition

Adrenomatoid tumor is a rare benign tumour of mesothelial origin arising in the adrenal gland
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Ronald A. DeLellis, Ricardo V. Lloyd, Philipp U. Heitz, Charis Eng
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumors of Endocrine Organs
IARC Press: Lyon 2004



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Adenomatoid tumours of the adrenal gland usually occur in middle-aged men

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Angeles-Angeles A, Reyes E, Munoz-Fernandez L, Angritt P (1997)
Adenomatoid Tumor of the Right Adrenal Gland in a Patient with AIDS.
Endocr Pathol 8: 59-64




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Rodrigo Gasque C, Martí-Bonmatí L, Dosdá R, Gonzalez Martinez A (1999)
MR imaging of a case of adenomatoid tumor of the adrenal gland.
Eur Radiol 9: 552-4




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Glatz K, Wegmann W (2000)
Papillary adenomatoid tumour of the adrenal gland.
Histopathology 37: 376-7




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Raaf HN, Grant LD, Santoscoy C, Levin HS, Abdul-Karim FW (1996)
Adenomatoid tumor of the adrenal gland: a report of four new cases and a review of the literature.
Mod Pathol 9: 1046-51




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Simpson PR (1990)
Adenomatoid tumor of the adrenal gland.
Arch Pathol Lab Med 114: 725-7




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Travis WD, Lack EE, Azumi N, Tsokos M, Norton J (1990)
Adenomatoid tumor of the adrenal gland with ultrastructural and immunohistochemical demonstration of a mesothelial origin.
Arch Pathol Lab Med 114: 722-4



. Most tumours are intra-adrenal, but periadrenal localization may also occur
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Evans CP, Vaccaro JA, Storrs BG, Christ PJ (1988)
Suprarenal occurrence of an adenomatoid tumor.
J Urol 139: 348-9



. All tumours have been incidentally discovered at autopsy or during evaluation for other conditions. No syndromes or clinical symptoms have been linked to the tumour.