Case Report

Renal Angiomyolipoma Presents With Hemorrhage and Pain After a Caesarean Section: A Case Report

  • Senay Erdoğan
  • Tülay Sayılgan
  • Deniz Özcan

Received Date: 25.12.2011 Accepted Date: 18.04.2012 Med Bull Haseki 2012;50(3):104-106

Angiomyolipomas of the kidney are benign lesions composed of abnormal thick-walled blood vessels, smooth muscle cells and mature adipocytes. It may be asymptomatic; or may present with flank pain, mass, gross hematuria and massive hemorrhage. The risk of bleeding is increased with size and hormonal situations such as pregnancy. In this study, we report a case of renal angiomyolipoma in a 32-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department with flank pain aggravated 2 days after a caesarean section.

Keywords: Renal angiomyolipoma, caesarean section, hemorrhage

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