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which treatment is best for a 4cm angiomyolipoma with minor bleeding on the kidney

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No: These are benign entities. Angiomyolipomas are only treated if they are very large, due to propensity to spontaneously bleed. Small ones, like yours ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
See a urologist: And follow up ( if you need surgery or observation ).
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Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
Urologist: Nephrologists are "medical" kidney doctors that don 't get involved in surgical intervention. It would be best to f/u with a urologist; best early tr ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Angiomyolipoma: Small angiomyolipoma are generally not hazardous. See a urologist first. An experienced interventional radiologist can perform cryoablation of these ... Read More
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.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Multi problem girl: OK improve you nutrition eat well balanced diet , don't drink you will damage further if you take care of yourself possible to revert neglect may le ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Angiomyolipoma: I assume something was seen on an ultrasound that might be an angiomyolipoma(AML)? The ultrasound appearance can be suggestive of AML, not diagnostic ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
Probably Not: Probably not - amls are benign tumors, with generally a characteristic appearance on us. However, especially given your history, please keep follow ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: It may not need treatment and be just followed by imaging to ensure that it is not growing. If treatment is needed, it need not be invasive surgery, t ... Read More
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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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Bleeding?: Kidney angiomyolipomas are usually benign and asymptomatic but can bleed particularly if they get large (around 4 cm). Treatment for bleeding is putt ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Small lesion: 4 mm is very small lesion and differentiation from cyst or other tumor difficult. Angiomyolipomas are benign and composed of variable amounts of thre ... Read More
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