• 1 Department of Surgery, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Med. J. Malaysia, 1996 Mar;51(1):148-50.
PMID: 10967998


Five cases of renal angiomyolipoma which underwent spontaneous rupture are described. These patients presented as an "acute abdomen" for which the diagnosis was not initially apparent. A high index of suspicion is required to make the diagnosis even with modern imaging techniques. The treatment of these tumours is discussed.

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