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Right Renal Vein Aplasia Associated With Diverted Renal Venous Drainage Through Lower Pole

  • Ugur Bozlar
  • Mehmet Sahin Ugurel
  • Selahattin Bedir
  • Fatih Ors
  • Unsal Coskun
  • Emin Aydur
Case Report

Abstract

We report a unique anomalous renal venous drainage on a 25-year-old man who had congenital absence of the right renal vein and an aberrant venous drainage through the lower pole of the kidney into the inferior vena cava. To our knowledge, this anomaly has not been previously reported in the peer-reviewed literature. State-of-the-art imaging findings are presented.

Keywords

Aberrant Aplasia Digital subtraction angiography Multidetector computed tomography Renal vein Ultrasound 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ugur Bozlar
    • 1
  • Mehmet Sahin Ugurel
    • 2
  • Selahattin Bedir
    • 3
  • Fatih Ors
    • 1
  • Unsal Coskun
    • 4
  • Emin Aydur
    • 3
  1. 1.Assistant Professor, Department of RadiologyGulhane Military Medical SchoolEtlikTurkey
  2. 2.Associate Professor, Department of RadiologyGulhane Military Medical SchoolEtlikTurkey
  3. 3.Assistant Professor, Department of UrologyGulhane Military Medical SchoolEtlikTurkey
  4. 4.Division of RadiologyGulhane Military Medical Academy, Turkish Armed Forces Rehabilitation CenterBilkentTurkey

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