CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 265–268 | Cite as

Embolization of a Bleeding Renal Angiomyolipoma in Pregnancy: Case Report and Review

  • Jose P. Morales
  • Marios Georganas
  • Mohammad S. Khan
  • Prokar Dasgupta
  • John F. ReidyEmail author


A case is described of a woman 10 weeks pregnant who had severe bleeding, secondary to a renal angiomyolipoma (AML), that was treated with embolization. Subsequent pregnancy was uneventful and she delivered a normal female infant 28 weeks after the procedure. One month after delivery, liquefaction of the AML occurred, which eventually required surgical drainage. We review and discuss AML during pregnancy, its management and post-embolization complications.


Angiomyolipoma Embolization Pregnancy Liquefaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose P. Morales
    • 1
  • Marios Georganas
    • 1
  • Mohammad S. Khan
    • 2
  • Prokar Dasgupta
    • 2
  • John F. Reidy
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Interventional RadiologyGuy’s and St. Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of UrologyGuy’s and St. Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of RadiologySecond Floor, Guy’s Tower, Guy’s HospitalLondon SE1 9RTUK

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