Isolated cryptococcosis of the adrenal gland

Y. C. Liu, D. L. Cheng, C. Y. Liu, M. Y. Yen, R. S. Wang

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Abstract

A case of isolated adrenal cryptococcosis is reported. A patient with a history of diabetes mellitus had symptoms of left flank pain. Roentgenological and sonographic findings of the adenal gland were indicative of a malignant tumour. Tissues obtained from surgery showed fungal granuloma and a poorly encapsulated cryptococcal organism was identified by special stains. A post-operative serum cryptococcal antigen test was positive, and the patient was successfully treated with surgery and a course of amphotericin B. After a 7-month follow-up period, there is no evidence of recurrence or dissemination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-287
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Internal Medicine
Volume230
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

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Cryptococcosis
Adrenal Glands
Flank Pain
Amphotericin B
Granuloma
Diabetes Mellitus
Coloring Agents
Antigens
Recurrence
Serum
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Adrenal gland
  • Cryptococcosis

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  • Internal Medicine

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Liu, Y. C., Cheng, D. L., Liu, C. Y., Yen, M. Y., & Wang, R. S. (1991). Isolated cryptococcosis of the adrenal gland. Journal of Internal Medicine, 230(3), 285-287.

Isolated cryptococcosis of the adrenal gland. / Liu, Y. C.; Cheng, D. L.; Liu, C. Y.; Yen, M. Y.; Wang, R. S.

In: Journal of Internal Medicine, Vol. 230, No. 3, 1991, p. 285-287.

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Liu, YC, Cheng, DL, Liu, CY, Yen, MY & Wang, RS 1991, 'Isolated cryptococcosis of the adrenal gland', Journal of Internal Medicine, vol. 230, no. 3, pp. 285-287.
Liu YC, Cheng DL, Liu CY, Yen MY, Wang RS. Isolated cryptococcosis of the adrenal gland. Journal of Internal Medicine. 1991;230(3):285-287.
Liu, Y. C. ; Cheng, D. L. ; Liu, C. Y. ; Yen, M. Y. ; Wang, R. S. / Isolated cryptococcosis of the adrenal gland. In: Journal of Internal Medicine. 1991 ; Vol. 230, No. 3. pp. 285-287.
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