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Two rare anomalies of the left renal vein.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  13680187     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two uncommon anatomical variations of the left renal vein were found on dissected specimens: a circumaortic venous ring and a retro-aortic bifid left renal vein. The first anomaly results from a persistence of the embryonic renal venous collar. The second one would be related to a particular pattern of left inferior vena cava. Both abnormalities have to be known for they may be undetected or be misleading in imaging. Other clinical implications are also considered.
B Senecail; J Bobeuf; P Forlodou; M Nonent
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2003-09-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0930-1038     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Radiol Anat     Publication Date:    2003 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-17     Completed Date:  2004-04-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608029     Medline TA:  Surg Radiol Anat     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  465-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratoire d'Anatomie de la Faculté de Médecine de Brest, 22 avenue Camille Desmoulins, BP 815, 29285, Brest Cedex, France.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Renal Veins / abnormalities*

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