Soft tissue lesions

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Minor changes: 4 December 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Angiomyolipoma mediastinum

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
Page views in 2019: 181
Page views in 2020 to date: 88
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Angiomyolipoma. website. Accessed May 30th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Benign tumor, common in kidney, rare in mediastinum
Clinical features
  • May arise in setting of tuberous sclerosis complex
Case reports
Gross images

Images hosted on other servers:

Large fatty anterior mediastinal mass

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Composed of varying proportions of smooth muscle cells, blood vessels and adipose tissue
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on other servers:

Confluencing vessel lumina partly
filled with blood (right) and interstitial
stroma containing mostly smooth
muscle cells and focal fat cells

Positive stains
Back to top