Five Supernumerary Renal Arteries Originating From the Aorta Associated With Ureteropelvic Junction Extrinsic Compression

Five Supernumerary Renal Arteries Originating From the Aorta Associated With Ureteropelvic... A 65-year-old woman presented with recurrent urinary tract infections. A computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis shows a dilated and malrotated right renal pelvis consistent with a ureteropelvic junction obstruction as well as multiple renal arteries arising from the aorta. A computed tomography angiography revealed 5 separate renal arteries originating from the aorta with a single renal artery crossing over and obstructing the right renal pelvis. On Lasix renogram, the affected kidney contributes 45% of total renal function. The patient remained asymptomatic (absent of hematuria, flank pain, infection) and opted for active surveillance. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Urology Elsevier

Five Supernumerary Renal Arteries Originating From the Aorta Associated With Ureteropelvic Junction Extrinsic Compression

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc.
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0090-4295
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10.1016/j.urology.2017.10.035
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Abstract

A 65-year-old woman presented with recurrent urinary tract infections. A computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis shows a dilated and malrotated right renal pelvis consistent with a ureteropelvic junction obstruction as well as multiple renal arteries arising from the aorta. A computed tomography angiography revealed 5 separate renal arteries originating from the aorta with a single renal artery crossing over and obstructing the right renal pelvis. On Lasix renogram, the affected kidney contributes 45% of total renal function. The patient remained asymptomatic (absent of hematuria, flank pain, infection) and opted for active surveillance.

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UrologyElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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