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symptoms of angiomyolipoma kidney

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Angiolipoma: 22 mm is 2 cm which is moderate size. angiolipomas are benign so would just monitor especially since there are not symptoms and surgery is not withou ... Read More
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see nephrology to be evaluated and may be resection of the mass.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Angiomyolipoma: These are a type of BENIGN renal neoplasm. So yes it is a cancer but it is a benign form. These are the most common benign solid kidney tumor. Mos ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Benign tumor: This is a fairly common benign tumor. If the imaging specialist is certain of the diagnosis, it's perhaps best left alone. If you have more than one, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Benign tumor: This is a fairly common benign tumor. If the imaging specialist is certain of the diagnosis, it's perhaps best left alone. If you have more than one, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Benign tumor: They are most common benign tumor of kidney. Comprised of vascular cells, smooth muscle cells ; fat cells they are liable to spontaneous hemorrhage. ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Benign: Usually angiomyolipoma appears as a tumor of the kidney containing fat and blood vessels on ultrasound. It is benign. But, beware, large tumors could ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on reason: Embolization is indicated for renal angiomyolipomas in the setting of bleeding from the tumors. In such cases, the procedure can be life-saving and c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Can be done: Angiomyolipoma or AML is a fatty tumor often considered a benign disease. It can be solitary or part of a genetic complex called tuberous sclerosis a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Renal angiomyolipoma: Happy to help but need much more information. Best way to do this is by 2nd opinion with me.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not related, but: eGFR of 65 is of concern and you should see a nephrologist for evaluation of kidney function.

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