Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 314--319

Giant renal angiomyolipomas and pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis


Kiran Nasir, Aasim Ahmad 
 Department of Nephrology, The Kidney Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

Correspondence Address:
Kiran Nasir
Consultant Nephrologist, The Kidney Centre, 197/9, Rafique Shaheed Road, Karachi 75530
Pakistan

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.


How to cite this article:
Nasir K, Ahmad A. Giant renal angiomyolipomas and pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis.Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2010;21:314-319


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Nasir K, Ahmad A. Giant renal angiomyolipomas and pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl [serial online] 2010 [cited 2019 Dec 12 ];21:314-319
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