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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 75-76

Management of intratumoral pseudoaneurysm in a patient with bleeding renal angiomyolipoma

Department of Urology and Radiology, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Amir Haji Mohammad Mehdi Arbab
Shohada Hospital-Tehran-Iran, Tehran - 1989934148,
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.24665

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Angiomyolipoma (AML) is the most common benign renal tumor and intratumoral pseudoaneurysms are not uncommon in this condition .The risk of hemorrhage correlates with the size of tumor and persistence of pseudoaneurysms. We report a case of hemorrhagic angiomyolipoma associated with intratumoral pseudoaneurysm which was embolized successfully.

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