1 doctor weighed in:

Can ultrasound differentiate fat ball and tumor in kidney?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Maybe

"fat ball" is the familiar angiomyolipoma.
A lipid-laden renal cell carcinoma may mimic it. Ask your physician about the radiologist's level of confidence and whether to obtain tissue for study.

In brief: Maybe

"fat ball" is the familiar angiomyolipoma.
A lipid-laden renal cell carcinoma may mimic it. Ask your physician about the radiologist's level of confidence and whether to obtain tissue for study.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Board Certified,
39 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors