Left renal vein hypertension as a cause of persistent gross hematuria.

Abstract

Left renal vein hypertension as a source of persistent gross hematuria has been described in the literature. This type of hematuria is postulated to result from an elevation of left renal vein pressure leading to calyceal-venous communications. We report a case of left renal vein hypertension in which surgical and radiologic findings identify the cause of… (More)

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