TITLE

Giant Angiomyolipoma Associated With a Dilated Vessel Prone to Hemorrhage

AUTHOR(S)
Wahab, Shagufta; Khan, Rizwan Ahmad; Thapa, Manjari; Wahab, Arif; Ahmad, Ibne
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases;Jul2009, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Angiomyolipomas are benign neoplasms of the kidney which can clinically mimic renal malignancy. The imaging features are quite characteristic, and diagnosis can be clinched solely based on radiological investigations. Although mostly asymptomatic, they can be a cause of significant morbidity due to size and hemorrhage. We report a case of giant angiomyolipoma with a dilated vessel susceptible to hemorrhage.
ACCESSION #
48665690

 

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