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. They are also commonly found in women with the...
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angiomyolipoma

<radiology> Hamartoma of kidney containing fat, muscle, vessels, fat density on CT is pathognomonic, 40% most likely to be tuberous sclerosis ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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angiomyolipoma

(an″je-o-mi″o-lĭ-po┬┤mә) a benign tumor containing vascular, adipose, and muscle elements, occurring most often in the kidney with smooth muscle elements.
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angiomyolipoma

A benign (noncancer) tumor of fat and muscle tissue that usually is found in the kidney. Angiomyolipomas rarely cause symptoms, but may bleed or grow large enough to be painful or cause kidney failure. They are common in patients with tuberous sclerosis (a genetic disorder in which benign tumors grow in the kidneys, brain, eyes, heart, lungs, and s...
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Angiomyolipoma

A benign tumour of the kidney which arises from blood vessels and fat; it may, if it grows large enough, rupture and cause bleeding into or around the kidney
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angiomyolipoma

angiomyolipoma A benign tumor containing vascular, adipose, and muscle elements; it occurs most often as a renal tumor with smooth muscle elements (more correctly called angiolipoleiomyoma) usually in association with tuberous sclerosis, and is considered to be a hamartoma (a benign tumor-like nodule composed of an overgrowth of mature cells and ti...
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angiomyolipoma

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′jē-ō-mī′ō-li-pō′mă Definitions: 1. A benign neoplasm of adipose tissue (lipoma) in which muscle cells and vascular structures are fairly conspicuous; most commonly a renal tumor containing smooth muscle, often associated with tuberous sclerosis.
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