Renal arteriovenous malformation
Patient complained of on and off flank pain and episodes of hematuria.
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There is a nidus of abnormal vessels, some with wall calcifications, consistent with arteriovenous malformation occupying the upper and middle third segments of the right kidney. The lesion is supplied by branches of the right renal artery. There is early venous drainage into the right renal vein and inferior vena cava.
Bilateral subcentimeter nephrolithiases are also observed.
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