Renal angiomyolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Omar M. Sultan


Abdominal discomfort.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Hyperechoic, cortical renal masses in both kidneys. 

Case Discussion

Renal angiomyolipoma is considered the commonest benign renal masses. They can be seen as a sporadic finding or in association with phakomatoses such as tuberous sclerosis, Von Hippel Lindau syndrome or neurofibromatosis.

It is usually diagnosed incidentally during an abdominal ultrasound, as in this case. 

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Case information

rID: 62363
Published: 15th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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