Giant renal angiomyolipoma

Case contributed by Igor Strahovnik


Right-sided abdominal pain and palpable mass. She had mildly elevated CRP, otherwise lab results were normal. Patient had no other symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Mixed fat-solid vascularized giant mass in the renal space with central foci measuring around 40 HU - probable hematoma. Note additional small fat foci in both kidneys and one small focus in the liver.

Contributor: Dr Mitja Četina

Case Discussion

Mass and right kidney were removed.

Histology report (summary)

Angiomyolipoma growing out of the renal cortex, tumor cells were mildly pleomorphic, without mitosis or necrosis. MDM-2 negative. Additional small foci of angiomyolipomas in the kidney.

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