• Carlos Nicolau
  • Carmen Sebastià
  • Blanca Paño Brufau
Part of the Learning Imaging book series (LEARN)


A 54-year-old man presented to the emergency room with a hypertensive crisis and was successfully treated with antihypertensive treatment. A renal artery Doppler ultrasound was performed as part of the evaluation of the hypertension.


Renal Cell Carcinoma Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Acute Pyelonephritis Horseshoe Kidney Renal Cell Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Nicolau
    • 1
  • Carmen Sebastià
    • 1
  • Blanca Paño Brufau
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiodiagnostic Imaging CenterHospital ClínicBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Radiology DepartmentHospital ClínicBarcelonaSpain

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