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Gastroenterologia Japonica

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 195–197 | Cite as

Adrenal myelolipoma discovered incidentally on abdominal CT and MR imaging

  • Takashi Yokota
  • Toshio Takahashi
  • Yoshihiro Fujita
  • Tsunetoshi Sasabe
  • Takashi Nishiue
  • Michinori Matsui
  • Katsuya Kuwata
  • Yasushi Suganuma
  • Takashi Majima
  • Shinichiro Yamaguchi
  • Akinori Uchida
  • Mutsuhiko Yamaguchi
Case Report
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Summary

This report describes an adrenal myelolipoma occurring in a 39-year-old man first noted incidentally by computed tomography (CT). The radiographic findings of this neoplasm are briefly discussed and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of myelolipoma is also described. Myelolipomas can be distinguished from nonfunctioning adenomas by differences in signal intensity on T2-weighted images.

Key words

Adrenal tumor Computed tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging Myelolipoma 

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© The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takashi Yokota
    • 1
  • Toshio Takahashi
    • 1
  • Yoshihiro Fujita
    • 1
  • Tsunetoshi Sasabe
    • 1
  • Takashi Nishiue
    • 1
  • Michinori Matsui
    • 1
  • Katsuya Kuwata
    • 1
  • Yasushi Suganuma
    • 1
  • Takashi Majima
    • 2
  • Shinichiro Yamaguchi
    • 2
  • Akinori Uchida
    • 2
  • Mutsuhiko Yamaguchi
    • 2
  1. 1.The First Department of SurgeryKyoto Prefectural University of MedicineKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Yamaguchi HospitalShigaJapan

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