ECTOPIC PARATUBAL LOCATION OF ADRENAL TISSUE: CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW
Dobroslawa L. Sikora-Szczesniak*
Aim: The aim of the study is to present a rare case of ectopic adrenal tissue localized adjacently to the right fallopian tube. Material and methods: Ectopic, paratubally located adrenal tissue was found accidentally during gynaecological surgery. Diagnostic laparotomy for a suspected disseminated abdominal tumor, with a primary origin in the internal reproductive organs, was performed on 3 February, 2020. Results: During the operation, 3,300 ml of fluid was evacuated from the peritoneal cavity. Considering the advanced stage of cancer, right appendages were removed and the parietal peritoneum sampled. Histopathological examination of the fragment adjacent to the right fallopian tube found ectopic adrenal tissue. Conclusions: Literature review found that in women the ectopic adrenal tissue in the internal reproductive organs isdetected accidentally. In the presented case the anomaly was also found by accident.
Keywords: Ectopic adrenal tissue / Ectopic paratubal adrenal cell.
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