Malignant transformation of renal angiomyolipoma: a case report.

@article{Kawaguchi2002MalignantTO,
  title={Malignant transformation of renal angiomyolipoma: a case report.},
  author={Ken-ichi Kawaguchi and Yoshinao Oda and Kazuo Nakanishi and Tsuyoshi Saito and Sadafumi Tamiya and Kimitoshi Nakahara and Hirofumi Matsuoka and Masazumi Tsuneyoshi},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={523-9}
}
We report a case of renal angiomyolipoma (AML) with malignant transformation. A 28-year-old woman developed large bilateral renal masses 5 months before admission to our hospital. She was diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis when she was 4 years old. Total nephrectomy of the left kidney was performed, but she died during the operation. Although the focal region of the resected tumor had the appearance of a classic AML, most of the lesion showed a diffuse proliferation of atypical epithelioid cells… CONTINUE READING

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