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WHO Classification of Tumours
Myelolipoma
Adrenal gland


Definition

Adrenal myelolipoma is a rare benign neoplasm composed of mature adipose and hematopoietic tissue that resemble bone marrow. Most lesions are small, unilateral and asymptomatic. Cross-sectional imaging is helpful in making a pre-operative diagnosis
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Doddi S, Singhal T, Leake T, Sinha P (2009)
Management of an incidentally found large adrenal myelolipoma: a case report.
Cases J 2: 8414



. Symptomatic tumours, growing tumours or tumours larger than 10 cm should be excised surgically
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Muzaffar N, Hashmi A, Mubarak M, Mohsin R, Shazad A, Sultan G, Hashmi A, Rizvi AH (2009)
Adrenal myelolipoma: a report of three cases and review of literature.
J Pak Med Assoc 59: 491-3



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