Circumaortic left renal vein

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Follow-up in right nephrectomy for renal cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Circumaortic left renal vein crossing behind the aorta and entering the hilum dorsally.

Case Discussion

This case is a characteristic depiction of circumaortic accessory renal vein, also termed circumaortic renal collar, or sometimes as posterior nutcracker syndrome.

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Case Information

rID: 16774
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
Systems: Urogenital, Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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