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Extramedullary Hematopoiesis in a Giant Adrenal Myelolipoma: A Case Report

Sinjan Jana, Ranu Tiwari Mishra, Noopur Gupta, Ria Yadav

Keywords : Adrenal myelolipoma, Case report, Extramedullary hematopoiesis, Hemolytic anemia

Citation Information : Jana S, Mishra RT, Gupta N, Yadav R. Extramedullary Hematopoiesis in a Giant Adrenal Myelolipoma: A Case Report. 2022; 17 (2):67-68.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10088-11198

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Introduction: Adrenal myelolipoma with extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) is an exceedingly rare entity with very few cases reported in the literature. We present a rare case of adrenal myelolipoma with EMH. Case report: A 48-year-old man with the previous history of splenectomy for hereditary spherocytosis was presented with 12 × 12 cm right adrenal tumor and underwent laparoscopic adrenalectomy. The histopathological features confirmed the diagnosis of adrenal myelolipoma with EMH. Conclusion: In any patient with a history of chronic hemolytic anemia and adrenal mass, it is imperative to consider EMH as a possible diagnosis.

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