Iatrogenic renal arteriovenous fistula

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Nephron sparing surgery of a left renal cell carcinoma performed 4 months earlier.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Large pseudoaneurysm with intense enhancement in the upper third of the left kidney (former tumour location). Ectatic vessels also at the lateral border of the middle third. Segmental hypoperfusion at the lower left kidney pole, probably due to renal infarction.

Retroaortic left renal vein is demonstrated. 

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Case information

rID: 19616
Published: 28th Sep 2012
Last edited: 20th Oct 2016
System: Urogenital
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