What is Angiomyolipoma?

Angiomyolipomas are the most common benign tumour of the kidney and are composed of blood vessels, smooth muscle cells and fat cells. Angiomyolipomas are strongly associated with the genetic disease tuberous sclerosis, in which most individuals will have several angiomyolipomas affecting both kidneys.

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I am a female aged 42 years, recently i had my follow-up U/s done which shows that the size my angiomyolipoma at the upper pole of my right kidney...

doctor1 MD

Hello. Presence of both hemoglobin and RBC in urine indicate a renal origin of blood. Though Angiomyolipoma is a benign tumor, yet it is best to...

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Dear Dr,
Good Afternoon , This is XXXXX From bajaj Allianz General insurance co ltd - erode(1504) , i want to consult Kidney related query ,


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Hi Dr.
I have recently done ultrasound scanning and couldn't consult a doctor after that. I have attached the results here. Could you please check...

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Dear Sir,

You have an angiomyolipoma (AML) in the right kidney. AML does not cause any problem if it is less than 4 cm in size.
You should stop...

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