Surgical resection of an adrenal myelolipoma may be indicated in certain circumstances.


Indications for surgical resection of an adrenal myelolipoma:

(1) symptomatic (abdominal or flank pain)

(2) diameter > 10 cm

(3) enlarging in size

(4) any doubt about the diagnosis


A patient who does not have surgical resection should have a close followup.


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