Laparoscopic resection of adrenal myelolipoma: a case report

Authors

  • Milan Virsodiya Department of General Surgery, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Medical College and Hospital, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
  • Iliyas Juneja Department of General Surgery, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Medical College and Hospital, Rajkot, Gujarat, India https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6814-4455

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20241406

Keywords:

Adrenal myelolipoma, Laparoscopy, Resection of myelolipomas

Abstract

Adrenal myelolipomas are rare, benign tumors comprising mature adipose tissue and hematopoietic elements. We report a case of a 55-year-old female who presented with abdominal pain and vomiting. Imaging revealed a 5.6×5.1×5.3 cm left adrenal mass suggestive of myelolipoma. Laboratory investigations showed elevated plasma non metanephrines. The patient underwent successful laparoscopic excision of left side adrenal myelolipoma. Histopathology confirmed adrenal myelolipoma. This case illustrates the role of imaging and laboratory studies in diagnosing these tumors preoperatively and demonstrates the feasibility of laparoscopic resection for symptomatic myelolipomas.

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2024-05-29

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