Renal angiomyolipoma

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Single portal venous contrast-enhanced CT image of the right kidney demonstrating a cortical defect of much lower density than water, similar to retroperitoneal fat, distinguishing it from a cortical cyst. The features are those of an incidental angiomyolipoma.

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Case information

rID: 2836
Published: 22nd May 2008
Last edited: 27th Jul 2021
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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