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Adrenal myelolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Bilateral loin pain and dysuria

Patient Data

Age: 56 years old
Gender: Male

There is a large well-defined round solid lesion containing fat in the right suprarenal region. It indents the undersurface of the liver and displaces the right kidney inferiorly. No calcification or cystic changes inside.

Case Discussion

Adrenal myelolipoma is rare benign tumor of the suprarenal gland affecting the adults and characterized by its fat content which is variable from small amount to total mass content. Differential list includes retroperitoneal liposarcoma and adrenal cortical carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 26278
Published: 10th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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