Renal angiomyolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Accidentally discovered right renal mass on routine abdominal ultrasonography.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

A mass lesion arises from the posterior cortex of the right kidney. It is heterogenous with enhancing soft tissue and fat inside. No evidence of invasion of Gerota fascia or para renal fat. Other two similar but tiny lesions at the inferior pole of right kidney. Calcified uterine myomas are also noted.

Case Discussion

Excisional biopsy revealed renal angiomyolipoma. The differential diagnosis of this lesion includes renal cell carcinoma, oncocytoma and metastasis.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 24318
Case created: 7th Aug 2013
Last edited: 21st Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.