Adrenal hemangioma. Detailed review of the literature

Carles Llado Carbonell, Octavio Arango Toro, Joaquim Vesa Llanes, Oscar Bielsa Gali, Antoni Gelabert Mas

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Hemangiomas are rarely encountered in the adrenal gland. Only 48 surgical cases of adrenal hemangioma have been reported, with four additional cases not surgically treated. Literature has been reviewed, including Japanese, which had not been done up to now. One additional case removed surgically is presented herein. The only 4 cases of hemangiosarcoma reported in the literature are included, although no relation has been described between benign and malignant vascular tumors. Comment includes definition, classification, clinical aspects, diagnostic procedures, complications and treatment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)292-296
JournalProgres en Urologie
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1996


  • Adrenal gland
  • Hemangioma
  • Hemangiosarcoma


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