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Two rare anomalies of the left renal vein.

Abstract : 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.
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Bernard Senecail, Jérôme Bobeuf, Pierre Forlodou, Michel Nonent. Two rare anomalies of the left renal vein.. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2003, 25 (5-6), pp.465-7. ⟨10.1007/s00276-003-0164-4⟩. ⟨hal-00722258⟩



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