Posterior nutcracker syndrome

Last revised by Henry Knipe on 28 Jan 2021

Posterior nutcracker syndrome is a rare vascular compression disorder, in which a retroaortic left renal vein is trapped between the aorta and the vertebral column.

Clinical presentation

The most reported clinical manifestation is microscopic or macroscopic hematuria.

See also

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Cases and figures

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