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Adrenal cyst: Size and structure.

Usually small and unilocular.

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Adrenal cyst: Types (4).

Endothelial (most common).

Pseudocyst.

Epithelial.

Parasitic.

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Endothelial adrenal cyst: Types (3).

Lymphangioma.
Angioma.
Hamartoma.

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Adrenal pseudocyst:

A. Etiology.
B. Histopathology.

A. Previous hemorrhage.

B. Fibrous wall; no epithelial or endothelial lining.

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Epithelial adrenal cyst: Types (3).

Adenoma.
Glandular cyst or retention cyst.
Embryonal.

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Parasitic adrenal cyst:

A. Etiology.
B. Histopathology.

A. Parasites, esp. Echinococcus.

B. May contain fat or bone marrow.

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Adrenal cysts: Radiography (2).

Pseudocyst: Mural calcification.

Endothelial cyst: Septal calcification.

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Metastasis to the adrenal gland: Most frequent primary sites (4).

Lung.

Stomach.

Esophagus.

Liver.

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Metastasis to the adrenal gland: Gross pathology (2).

Usually multifocal but can be solitary.

Usually involve the cortex.

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Metastasis to the adrenal gland: Renal-cell carcinoma.

May mimic adrenal cortex histologically but does not express inhibin A or SF-1.

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Metastasis to the adrenal gland: Hepatocellular carcinoma (2).

May mimic adrenal cortex histologically but can show bile staining.

Positive for HepPar-1, canalicular polyclonal CEA, canalicular CD10.