Perivascular epithelioid cell tumour (PEComa)

What is a perivascular epithelioid cell tumour? Perivascular epithelioid cell tumour (commonly referred to as a PEComa) is a relatively uncommon type of tumour made up of cells that are normally found on the outside of blood vessels. Another name for perivascular epithelioid cell tumour is angiomyolipoma (AML). Where in the body are perivascular epithelioid …
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Angiomyolipoma (AML)

What is angiomyolipoma? Angiomyolipoma (AML)  is a non-cancerous tumour made up of a combination of adipose tissue (fat), smooth muscle, and blood vessels. The most common location for this type of tumour is the kidney although it can also be found in the liver and pancreas. What is the difference between a PEComa and an …
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