Retroaortic left renal vein (MRI)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Left renal vein is seen coursing posterior to the aorta.

Case Discussion

Retroaortic left renal vein (RLRV) is an anatomical variant there the left renal vein is located between the aorta and the vertebra and drains into the inferior vena cava.

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Case Information

rID: 2700
Case created: 15th May 2008
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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