Hepatic angiomyolipoma and intramural small intestinal schwannoma: A coincidence or a relationship?

Giuseppina Marino Marsilia, Amedeo Boscaino, Anna La Mura, Antonio Ceriello, Rosaria De Ritis

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Abstract

We report a case of hepatic angiomyolipoma associated to a small bowel schwannoma in a 40-years old woman. Both lesions were asyntomatic. Histologically, hepatic angiomyolipoma showed oncocytic features and scanty adipose tissue, the tumor cells expressed desmin, smooth muscle actin, S-100 protein and HMB45. The tumor cells of intramural small intestinal mass were positive for S-100 protein and GFAP and negative for CD117, CD34 and desmin. To the best of our knowledge, no case of hepatic angiomyolipoma has been previously reported in association with intestinal schwannoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)537-539
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Surgical Pathology
Volume18
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

Keywords

  • Hepatic angiomyolipoma
  • small intestinal schwannoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Surgery

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