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CASE REPORT

Symptomatic Giant Adrenal Myelolipoma

Blake B Anderson, Lance J Hampton, Corey M Johnson, Georgi E Guruli

Citation Information : Anderson BB, Hampton LJ, Johnson CM, Guruli GE. Symptomatic Giant Adrenal Myelolipoma. World J Endoc Surg 2010; 2 (3):143-144.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1040

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

In this article, we review the management of giant adrenal myelolipoma and review the literature in regard to incidence and management. Patient presented with abdominal fullness and discomfort with CT revealing a large, well-circumscribed right-sided suprarenal mass. A thoracoabdominal incision allowed exploration and removal of the mass together with the right adrenal gland. Pathology revealed the mass to be a giant adrenal myelolipoma, a benign but rare tumor.


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