Giant Adrenal Myelolipoma

Lamont, Jeffrey P.; Lieberman, Zelig H.; Stephens, Jeffrey S.
April 2002
American Surgeon;Apr2002, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p392
Academic Journal
Myelolipoma of the adrenal gland is a benign tumor comprising adipose cells and mature hematopoietic elements. Most of these lesions are small and asymptomatic. Giant myelolipomas weighing greater than 4 kg are quite rare with three other cases reported in the literature. A case is presented of a giant myelolipoma that was resected surgically. The literature is reviewed regarding this topic with emphasis on diagnostic and therapeutic implications.


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