Summary of Angiomyolipoma
Flashcards on Angiomyolipoma
Angiomyolipoma is a renal comprised of blood vessels, smooth muscle and adipose tissue.
Questions on Angiomyolipoma
A 24-year-old woman comes to the office because of a 5-day history of left flank pain. Her medical history is relevant for mitral regurgitation, mild intellectual disability, and facial hypomelanotic macules. Upon further interrogation, the patient denies pain, burning, or discomfort during urination. Physical exam shows generalized pallor and tenderness in her left flank. Her temperature is 37.9ºC (100.2ºF), pulse is 101/min, respirations are 22/min, blood pressure is 90/66 mmHg. An abdominal CT scan reveals a well-circumscribed hypoattenuating left kidney mass with a small and confined retroperitoneal hematoma. A mutation in which of the following genes is the most likely cause of the findings in this patient?