Small renal angiomyolipoma on MRI

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Incidental sonographic finding.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Small subcapsular fat-isointense lesion of the right kidney with suppressed signal on fat-saturated images, and probably a tiny central enhancing dot representing a vascular component.

Case Discussion

This could also represent a lipoma, however pure intrarenal lipomas are exceedingly rare.

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Case information

rID: 17539
Published: 24th Apr 2012
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
System: Urogenital
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