Angiotropic Large Cell Lymphoma which Infiltrated to the Adrenal Glands Presenting as Reversible Adrenal Insufficiency

Koichiro KUWAHARA, Junichi FUKATA, Masanori KAMIO, Toshihiro MOCHIZUKI, Atsushi TSUCHIYA, Satoru TANAKA
1998 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
A 72-year-old manwho suffered from recurrent fever was found to have enlarged bilateral adrenal glands on computed tomographic scanning, combined with subclinical adrenal insufficiency. Based on the pathology of bone marrow aspiration, he was diagnosed to have an angiotropic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). Soon after the treatment with a combination chemotherapy, he achieved complete remission ofALCLand size and function of the adrenal glands were apparently normalized. ALCLshould be included in
more » ... d be included in the list of differential diagnoses of non-functioning bilateral adrenal swelling with non-specific symptoms such as fever.
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.37.73 fatcat:gurimyliwbcudcupliq676chae