Adrenal Myelolipoma: A Case Report

Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Assistant professor of pathology, Pathology and Stem Cells Research Center & Department of Pathology, Afzalipour School of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Afzalipour School of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

3 Department of Pathology, Afzalipour School of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Adrenal myelolipoma is a rare benign tumor that is composed of hematopoietic cells and mature fat. Mostly, these nonfunctioning tumors are distinguished incidentally during autopsy or radiologic investigations. Here, we report a case of 46-year-old man presented with nonspecific abdominal pain for one year, who had right adrenal mass with fat density detected by radiologic investigation. Histopathological assessment of right adrenalectomy specimen revealed the diagnosis of adrenal myelolipoma.

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