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J Endourol Case Rep. 2016 Apr 1;2(1):65-7. doi: 10.1089/cren.2016.0030. eCollection 2016.

Hemorrhagic Renal Angiomyolipoma in Pregnancy Effectively Managed by Immediate Cesarean Section and Elective Transcatheter Arterial Embolization: A Case Report.

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Department of Urology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi , Chuo, Japan .

Abstract

Renal angiomyolipoma (AML) is a benign renal tumor with a risk of rupture in intratumoral aneurysms. Although renal AML in pregnancy is rare, risk of rupture is greater. Management for AML and childbirth is important during pregnancy; however, it is undefined yet. We present a case of hemorrhagic angiomyolipoma in pregnancy that is effectively managed by immediate cesarean section and elective transcatheter arterial embolization.

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