Angiomyolipoma of the palate. Report of a case.

Abstract

Angiomyolipoma (AML) is a tumour or an hamartomatous growth that usually affects the kidney. Only rarely has AML been described in the oral cavity. The authors report a case of AML located in the palate in a 43-year-old patient. AML is composed of smooth muscle cells, blood vessels and mature fat cells. In 50% of cases, AML presents with symptoms of… (More)

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