Endobronchial myelolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Cough with dyspnoea only during physical activity

Patient Data

Age: 40

Chest CT without contrast (November 2012):

Mainly adipose tissue density is visible in the left upper lobe bronchus and in the branch to the anterior segment with corresponding distal parenchymal atelectasis.


Chest CT without contrast (December 2014):

Follow up after left upper lobectomy. Normal trachea and the bronchial branches in the lower left lung lobe. A small focal pleural fat herniation noted

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Case information

rID: 38338
Case created: 15th Jul 2015
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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