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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 340-341

Multifocal renal angiomyolipoma presenting as massive intraabdominal hemorrhage


1 Department of Histopathology, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.64330

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Angiomyolipomata of the kidney are unusual lesions composed of abnormal thick walled blood vessels, smooth muscle and adipose elements. These are asymptomatic and occasionally present with flank pain, a palpable mass or gross hematuria. They may be associated with tuberous sclerosis. The risk of bleeding is increased with size, and lesions greater than 4 cm have more than 50% chance of significant bleeding. An unusual case of multifocal renal angiomyolipoma associated with tuberous sclerosis and presenting as massive intra abdominal hemorrhage is reported.


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