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South Med J. 1996 Nov;89(11):1116-8.

Giant adrenal myelolipoma.

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Department of Pathology, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington 40536, USA.

Abstract

Adrenal myelolipomas are nonfunctioning benign tumors composed of hematopoietic elements and mature adipose tissue. These tumors usually remain small and asymptomatic; occasionally, however, they reach massive proportions and become symptomatic. To date, only two giant adrenal myelolipomas (>4,000 g) have been described in the literature. We describe the diagnostic evaluation and the operative management of the third largest adrenal myelolipoma reported.

PMID:
8903303
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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