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Journal of Case Reports
Sirolimus Therapy for Renal Masses in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Shashanka Dhanuka, Aruni Ghose, Sohini Samaddar
Department of Urology, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr. Shashanka Dhanuka
Email: drdhanuka@gmail.com
Received: 22-JAN-2018 Accepted: 15-MAY-2018 Published Online: 15-JUN-2018
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2018.0040
Background: We report a rare case of tuberous sclerosis complex with bilateral renal masses that was managed conservatively using mTOR inhibitors. Case Report: A 18 year old girl presented with right flank pain and features of tuberous sclerosis complex. Imaging revealed bilateral, large, heterogenous, enhancing renal masses. The patient was successfully managed with sirolimus and is on regular follow up with no complications. Conclusion: We conclude that renal masses in tuberous sclerosis complex can be managed on sirolimus. 
Keywords : Angiomyolipoma, Flank Pain, Hematuria, Kidney Neoplasms, Sirolimus, Tuberous Sclerosis.
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