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Monstrous Adrenal Myelolipoma

Abhishek Krishna, Roma Pradhan, Tripti Verma, Niti Singhal, Ashish Khanna, Devendra Goyal, Mantasha Khan, Shweta Yadav, Madhumati Goel, Amit Agarwal

Keywords : Adrenal, Giant adrenal myelolipoma, Monstrous adrenal myelolipoma

Citation Information : Krishna A, Pradhan R, Verma T, Singhal N, Khanna A, Goyal D, Khan M, Yadav S, Goel M, Agarwal A. Monstrous Adrenal Myelolipoma. World J Endoc Surg 2023; 15 (1):27-28.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1452

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Abstract

A 79-year-old presented with pain and swelling over the abdomen for 1 month. On evaluation, the patient was found to have a large lipid density-enhancing lesion with a solid component within it in the right upper quadrant suggestive of adrenal myelolipoma. The patient underwent open adrenalectomy with the removal of the mass measuring 28 × 24 cm and weighing 3.5 kg. In view of our case, perhaps it would be wise to operate all myelolipomas before they attain monstrous size, making surgery difficult.


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