Retroaortic left renal vein: type III
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Abdelmonem H, Retroaortic left renal vein: type III. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 31 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-59616
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21 Apr 2018
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Zagazig University Hospital
Age: 25 years
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Axial C+ portal venous phase
Type III retroaortic left renal vein is also known as a circumaortic renal vein or an aortic collar. It is characterized by double limbs, one coursing in front of the aorta, and the other one coursing behind the aorta, in front of the vertebral body.
Retroaortic left renal vein is a normal variant that may present with hematuria and flank pain.