Giant extra-adrenal myelolipoma.

  title={Giant extra-adrenal myelolipoma.},
  author={L K Brietta and David Watkins},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={118 2},
Myelolipomas are rare, benign tumors composed in varying proportions of adipose tissue and hematopoietic cells. Myelolipomas are typically found in the adrenal gland, but uncommon cases of extra-adrenal sites have been reported, primarily presacrally. Extra-adrenal myelolipomas must be distinguished from masses of extramedullary hematopoiesis, which are also composed of hematopoietic elements but are associated with anemia and marked bone marrow hyperplasia. Also, if the distinction between… CONTINUE READING