Adrenal myelolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Late follow-up in asymptomatic patient for colon cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 68
Gender: Male
CT

CT Abdomen

Large right adrenal mass with fat-containing components (-86 UH). No enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Adrenal myelolipomas are rare benign tumours of the adrenal gland with an estimated autopsy prevalence of ≈ 0.1-0.2 %. Most lesions are asymptomatic and may be discovered incidentally when the region is imaged for other reasons. 

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Case information

rID: 25413
Case created: 24th Oct 2013
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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