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A rare case of extra-adrenal bilateral perirenal and periureteric myelolipoma
  1. Samireddypalle Yugandhar1,
  2. Sanjoy Kumar Sureka2,
  3. Priyank Yadav2,
  4. Hira Lal1
  1. 1Department of Radiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. 2Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hira Lal, hiralal2007{at}


A 30-year-old immunocompetent female presented with right flank pain since 3 years. MRI revealed a large well-defined T1 and T2 hypointense mildly enhancing lesion in the right anterior pararenal space displacing the right kidney and encasing the right ureter with T2 hyperintense wall thickening of the left renal pelvis and ureter. A provisional diagnosis of solitary fibrous tumour was kept. Bilateral double J stenting was done for hydronephrosis. Surgical debulking of the lesion was done with biopsy from the left periureteral wall thickening and was found to be myelolipoma on histopathological examination. This case is a novel variety of myelolipoma which is lipid poor, extra-adrenal and in bilateral perirenal and periureteric location.

  • radiology
  • hematuria
  • urological surgery

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  • Contributors SKS and HL conceived and edited the manuscript. SKS and PY were the operating surgeons. SY and PY prepared the manuscript. SY and HL provided the images. All the authors read and approved the final draft.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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