Massive hematuria due to a congenital renal arteriovenous malformation mimicking a renal pelvis tumor: a case report

@article{Sountoulides2008MassiveHD,
  title={Massive hematuria due to a congenital renal arteriovenous malformation mimicking a renal pelvis tumor: a case report},
  author={Petros George Sountoulides and Ioannis Zachos and Konstantinos Paschalidis and Irene Asouhidou and Anastasia Fotiadou and Alphathanasios Bantis and M Palasopoulou and Thomas Podimatas},
  journal={Journal of Medical Case Reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={144 - 144}
}
INTRODUCTION Congenital renal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are very rare benign lesions. They are more common in women and rarely manifest in elderly people. In some cases they present with massive hematuria. Contemporary treatment consists of transcatheter selective arterial embolization which leads to resolution of the hematuria whilst preserving renal parenchyma. CASE PRESENTATION A 72-year-old man, who was heavy smoker, presented with massive hematuria and flank pain. CT scan… CONTINUE READING

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