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Diagnosis of adrenal myelolipoma by imaging and guided biopsy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12795017     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Adrenal myelolipoma is a rare, benign, endocrinologically inactive, and asymptomatic tumour which is usually found incidentally at imaging or autopsy. Symptomatic tumours are very rare. We describe a case of adrenal myelolipoma where the diagnosis was made on the basis of radiological features and image-guided fine needle biopsy, without resorting to an operation.
Irfan Robbani; Imtiaz Shah; Omar Javed Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Ceylon medical journal     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0009-0875     ISO Abbreviation:  Ceylon Med J     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-10     Completed Date:  2003-07-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1264702     Medline TA:  Ceylon Med J     Country:  Sri Lanka    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  24-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Adrenal Glands / pathology*
Biopsy, Needle
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Myelolipoma / diagnosis*
Sensitivity and Specificity
Severity of Illness Index
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Ultrasonography, Doppler

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