Renal angiomyolipoma with extrarenal involvement-in vascular, lymph-node and perirenal tissue: Reports of four cases

Massimo Maffezzini, Gerasimos Vlassopoulos, Alchiede Simonato, Rossana Bussani, Furio Silvestri, Giorgio Carmignani

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Abstract

Extrarenal involvement was found in four cases of renal angiomyolipoma. In one case the wall of the inferior right bronchial artery was infiltrated, lymph nodes were involved in two cases and the perirenal fat in one case. Extrarenal extension does not seem to alter the prognosis of renal angiomyolipoma. Expectant treatment of this rare condition therefore appears to be warranted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-329
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Keywords

  • Extrarenal sites
  • Renal angiomyolipoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Urology

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