Malignant transformation of angiomyolipoma

B. A. Lowe, J. Brewer, D. C. Houghton, E. Jacobson, T. Pitre

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Angiomyolipomas are well recognized but uncommon tumors that can involve the kidney. To our knowledge a well documented case of malignant change of angiomyolipoma has never been reported. We report a case of renal angiomyolipoma and leiomyosarcoma with a clearly identified transition of benign to malignant elements seen in the resected tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1356-1358
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • kidney neoplasms
  • leiomyosarcoma
  • sarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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