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What is Renal nutcracker syndrome?

What is Renal nutcracker syndrome?

  • Renal nutcracker syndrome: A rare condition where the left renal vein becomes compressed between the abdominal aorta and the superior mesenteric artery. Symptoms usually don't become obvious until the third or fourth decade. The severity of the disorder is variable.

Renal nutcracker syndrome: Introduction

Types of Renal nutcracker syndrome:

Broader types of Renal nutcracker syndrome:

Who gets Renal nutcracker syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Renal nutcracker syndrome: female predominance

What causes Renal nutcracker syndrome?

Causes of Renal nutcracker syndrome: see causes of Renal nutcracker syndrome

What are the symptoms of Renal nutcracker syndrome?

Symptoms of Renal nutcracker syndrome: see symptoms of Renal nutcracker syndrome

Renal nutcracker syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Renal nutcracker syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Renal nutcracker syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Renal nutcracker syndrome: Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Renal nutcracker syndrome.
Treatments for Renal nutcracker syndrome: see treatments for Renal nutcracker syndrome

Name and Aliases of Renal nutcracker syndrome

Main name of condition: Renal nutcracker syndrome

Other names or spellings for Renal nutcracker syndrome:

Left renal vein entrapment syndrome, RNS

 

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