Adrenal Collision Tumor Composed of Pheochromocytoma and Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: A Case Report

  • Atieh Khorsand Department of Pathology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Fatemeh Khatami Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Salma Sefidbakht Department of Pathology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Hiva Saffar Department of Pathology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Alireza Sadeghipour Department of Pathology, Rasool-e-Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Seyed Mohammad Tavangar 1- Department of Pathology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2- Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Collision tumor, Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, Pheochromocytoma

Abstract

Adrenal involvement in the course of malignant lymphoma occurs in about 4% of patients, but primary adrenal lymphoma (PAL) is extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, only one case study reported the combination of PAL with pheochromocytoma. In the current study, we present the second case who was a 63-year-old man admitted to our hospital with hematuria and abdominal discomfort. Ultrasound imaging indicated the presence of a lesion, 5×4×3 cm in size, in the upper pole of his right kidney. Histopathologic study confirmed a collision tumor composed of pheochromocytoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

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Published
2018-10-03
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Khorsand A, Khatami F, Sefidbakht S, Saffar H, Sadeghipour A, Tavangar SM. Adrenal Collision Tumor Composed of Pheochromocytoma and Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: A Case Report. ijhoscr. 12(4):248-51.
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