ADRENAL METASTASIS STEMMING FROM OVARIAN CANCER PRESENTED WITH ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
Feyzi Gokosmanoglu, Ceyhun Var?m*, Hasan Ergenc, Selcuk Yaylaci and Ramis Colak
One of the frequent metastatic areas of malign tumors is the adrenal gland. Adrenal metastasis between the rates of
13% and 30% was detected in postmortem autopsy series of the metastatictumors.In this study, weare presenting an
adrenal metastasis case presented with adrenal insufficiency followed due to undifferentiated ovary carcinoma. As
a conclusion, the characteristics of adrenal metastasis are staying silent until bigger sizes without giving any
symptoms. Adrenal insufficiency in cases having adrenal metastatic must be investigated before surgical operation.
Keywords: Adrenal insufficiency, metastasis, ovarian cancer.
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