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J Korean Cancer Assoc > Volume 30(3); 1998 > Article
Journal of the Korean Cancer Association 1998;30(3): 620-624.
A Case of Adrenal Carcinosarcoma
Joong Wha Chung, Ki Ju Lee, Ji Hyun Lee, Hyun Lee Kim, Gyoo Moon, Bong Kyu Lee, Dong Min Kim, Hak Yeon Bae, Sung Chul Lim
1Department of Internal Medicine, Chosun University Hospital, Kwang Ju, Korea.
2Department of Pathology, Chosun University Hospital, Kwang Ju, Korea.
An adrenal carcinosarcoma is extremely rare with reported three cases. This neoplasm is extremely aggressive with distant metastasis arising from the sarcomatous component. A 48-year-old female was present with abdominal distention for 1 month. All laboratory studies were within normal reference range including urinary and serum corticosteroids. The tumor consist typical areas of adrenal carcinoma and sarcoma. Sarcomatous elements were identified and confirmed both immunohistochemically and ultrastructurally. After radical resection, the patient developed rapid local and distant metastatic recurrence and died three months after surgery. This is the first reported case of adrenal carcinosarcoma in korea.
Key words: Adrenal carcinosarcoma;Immunohistochemistry
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