Hepatic myelolipoma and left adrenal myelolipoma

Case contributed by Dr. Jose Ignacio Aragon


Incidentally hyperechoic hepatic lesion on ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Lobulated well-circumscribed without enhancement, fat containing liver lesion in the VII hepatic segment. 

Rounded, well-circumscribed, heterogeneous, fat cotaining lesion in the left adrenal gland. 

Case Discussion

Hepatic myelolipoma is a rare and benign fat containing lesion of the liver, found incidentally, mostly asymptomatic. Its diagnosis by imaging remains difficult because of the lack of pathognomonic signs. The definite diagnosis is by resection or biopsy. 


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Case information

rID: 76592
Published: 24th Apr 2020
Last edited: 26th Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital Mexico, CCSS, Costa Rica

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