Adrenal myelolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

A small, heterogeneous, left adrenal, well defined lesion is seen. It has fat attenuation making up the majority, with a smaller, soft tissue attenuation in its center. No appreciable enhancement can be seen. Features highly representing left adrenal myelolipoma. 

No retroperitoneal hemorrhage. 

Diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver. 

No further abnormality is seen in the abdominal solid viscera. 


The out-of-phase images show striking drop of signal, mostly as a result of the lesion being of a mixed component (soft tissue and fat). 

Case Discussion

Adrenal myelolipoma

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Case information

rID: 20516
Case created: 23rd Nov 2012
Last edited: 25th Apr 2016
System: Urogenital
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