Retroaortic left renal vein (MRI)

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Gender: Male

The left renal vein is seen coursing posterior to the aorta before draining into the IVC.

Case Discussion

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

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