Adrenal mass with pregnancy: a case report
The present case has been reported in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The authors describe a case of an early diagnosis of adrenal mass in pregnancy. The pregnancy was continued till term by controlling hypertension and symptoms. Elective cesarean section was performed at term.

Following full recovery, adrenalectomy was performed laparoscopically three months after cesarean section, giving a good maternal and fetal outcome.

A 23 year old primigravida reported with 15 weeks pregnancy last menstrual periods on 24th February, 2003 was subjected for routine ultrasonography, A left adrenal mass was detected. She complained of nausea, vomiting, sweating, episodic throbbing, bitemporal headache relieved after vomiting, photophobia, and phonophobia.

Her blood pressure was 140/100 mmHg. Her thyroid and renal profile was normal. Ultrasonography (USG) revealed a well defined, smooth, ovoid hypoechoic solid mass measuring 3 × 2.7 × 2.3 cm over the left paraaortic region, suggestive of left adrenal mass. Right adrenal region was normal. There was a intrauterine 15 weeks live intrauterine pregnancy with no fetal malformation. MRI suggested a diagnosis of an adrenal adenoma, less likely to be pheochromocytoma.

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