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Giant adrenal myelolipoma: report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17947963     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myelolipoma of the adrenal gland is a benign, endocrinologically inactive neoplasm composed of mature adipose tissue and a variable amount of hematopoietic elements. Rarely giant adrenal myelolipomas have been reported in literature and they are very unusual clinical entities. We describe a case in a 72 year-old woman observed at our Department of Urology for nausea, flank and abdominal pain. The surgical resected mass measured 16.5x11.5x10 cm and weighted 1 250 g. A survey of the literature on this topic is made.
G Bovo; S C M Picozzi; P Viganò; A Giuberti; M Casu; V Manganini; L Mazza; G R Strada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0393-2249     ISO Abbreviation:  Minerva Urol Nefrol     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-19     Completed Date:  2008-04-04     Revised Date:  2008-06-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503649     Medline TA:  Minerva Urol Nefrol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  455-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  surgery
Myelolipoma* / diagnosis,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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