Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Other adrenal malignancies

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 January 2016, last major update February 2005

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Lymphoma [title] adrenal
Definition / General
  • Primary adrenal lymphoma:
    • Rare, < 100 cases reported
    • Usually present with bilateral adrenal masses, often with adrenal hypofunction
    • Usually diffuse large B-cell lymphomas
Case Reports
Electron Microscopy Description
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Diffuse large B cell lymphoma

See also
Secondary adrenal lymphoma
  • General:
    • Adrenal involvement occurs at autopsy in up to 25% with disseminated lymphoma
    • Usually no associated adrenal insufficiency