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Traumatic Hemorrhage of Adrenal Myelolipoma: A Rare Clinical Presentation

Rajat Upadhyay, Rahul Radhakrishnan, Shivani Goyal, Simrandeep Singh, Sahil Sharma

Keywords : Bleeding, Incidentaloma, Myelolipoma

Citation Information : Upadhyay R, Radhakrishnan R, Goyal S, Singh S, Sharma S. Traumatic Hemorrhage of Adrenal Myelolipoma: A Rare Clinical Presentation. World J Endoc Surg 2022; 14 (2):55-57.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1430

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 15-04-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Introduction: Adrenal myelolipomas are a rare benign tumor composed of mature adipose tissue and hematopoietic elements. The majority of cases are asymptomatic, most of them are diagnosed incidentally or as a result of developing complications due to the tumor. Case description: This report presents an unusual case of a 34-year male who suffered pain abdomen after colliding with a motorbike. Abdominal examination revealed distension in right hypochondrium. CECT abdomen confirmed the presence of right adrenal myelolipoma with possibility of hemorrhage. Hence, the patient was successfully managed with right adrenalectomy. Conclusion: After the initial diagnosis, management of myelolipoma should be done on case-to-case basis. Patients should be made aware of the various complications that could develop in future in case conservative management is chosen.

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