Outcome analysis of 42 cases of renal angiomyolipoma.

  title={Outcome analysis of 42 cases of renal angiomyolipoma.},
  author={Michael J. Kennelly and Herbert Barton Grossman and Kyung Ja Cho},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={152 6 Pt 1},
Angiomyolipomas were found in 42 kidneys in 23 female and 8 male patients at our medical center. Angiomyolipoma was diagnosed by computerized tomography (CT) alone in 55% of the cases, and by a combination of ultrasound and CT in 36%. Nine of 11 patients with bilateral angiomyolipoma had associated tuberous sclerosis. Treatment consisted of observation in 22 patients, selective arterial embolization in 6, partial nephrectomy in 6 and nephrectomy in 8. A total of 17 patients who were observed… CONTINUE READING