Aggressive Renal Angiomyolipoma: Radiological and Pathological Correlation

WC Yiu, SM Chu, RJ Collins, PC Tam, FL Chan, GC Ooi

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:240-2

Renal angiomyolipoma is usually regarded as a benign lesion with no malignant potential. This report is of a patient with aggressive renal angiomyolipoma with renal vein and inferior vena cava invasion in a middle-aged female. The imaging findings and the clinical utility of contrast enhanced multi-slice computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are discussed.