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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 314-319
Giant renal angiomyolipomas and pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis


Department of Nephrology, The Kidney Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

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Kiran Nasir
Consultant Nephrologist, The Kidney Centre, 197/9, Rafique Shaheed Road, Karachi 75530
Pakistan
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Renal Angiomyolipomas (AML) are benign tumors, which can acquire huge size and when bilateral, they are diagnostic of tuberous sclerosis (TS). Pulmonary Lymphangiomyo­matosis (LAM) is more common in female patients with TS and mostly diagnosed in patients with renal AMLs. We report a case of giant bilateral AMLs and pulmonary LAM in a 48-year-old female patient, who required nephrectomy for life-threatening hemorrhage.


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