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Perirenal extra-adrenal myelolipoma.
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PMID:  25032203     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Myelolipomas are rare tumors consisting of both adipose and hematopoietic tissue and are typically found within the adrenal gland. Extra-adrenal involvement is rare, especially those tumors involving the perirenal space and collecting system. We report a case of a patient with an incidentally discovered perirenal mass that was initially concerning for a retroperitoneal liposarcoma. Following surgical resection and pathological analysis, the lesion was found to be an extra-adrenal myelolipoma. This case report and review of the literature demonstrates the importance of the proper work-up and management of perirenal lipoma variants while addressing the issues of tissue biopsy, surgical intervention, and pre- and post-operative surveillance.
Authors:
Ali Hajiran; Chad Morley; Robert Jansen; Stanley Kandzari; Patrick Bacaj; Stanley Zaslau; Jon Cardinal
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of clinical cases     Volume:  2     ISSN:  2307-8960     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Clin Cases     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-17     Completed Date:  2014-07-17     Revised Date:  2014-07-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101618806     Medline TA:  World J Clin Cases     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-83     Citation Subset:  -    
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