Renal angiomyolipoma; polycystic kidney, and renal cell carcinoma in patient with tuberous sclerosis

Urology. 1979 Aug;14(2):174-6. doi: 10.1016/0090-4295(79)90153-5.


A patient with tuberous sclerosis presented with renal failure secondary to bilateral angiomyolipoma. The angiomyolipoma was associated with polycystic disease and a foci of renal cell carcinoma. This unusual combination has not been reported previously, although each entity has been described separately in tuberous sclerosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / complications*
  • Adult
  • Female
  • Hemangioma / complications*
  • Humans
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / etiology
  • Kidney Neoplasms / complications*
  • Lipoma / complications*
  • Polycystic Kidney Diseases / complications*
  • Tuberous Sclerosis / complications*