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Vol. 67, No. 2, 2001
Issue release date: August 2001

Renal Angiomyolipoma Extending into the Right Atrium

Davydov M.I. · Matveev V.B. · Lukianchenko A.B. · Kudashev B.V. · Petrovichev N.N.
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Abstract

Renal angiomyolipomas (AMLs) are benign renal tumors that may possess the features of a malignant neoplasm, such as local and vascular invasion. We describe the diagnosis and management of a rare case of AML associated with tumor thrombus extending into the right atrium.



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