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Successful Treatment of Bilateral Renal Vein Thrombosis in a Patient with Nephrotic Syndrome: A Case Report

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10.7727/wimj.2015.604

ABSTRACT

Renal vein thrombosis is a well-known complication of nephrotic syndrome, but precise and early diagnosis remains a problem. We report a 29-year-old patient presenting with loin pain, oliguria and macroscopic hematuria.  A computed tomography scan showed chronic left renal vein thrombosis and acute right renal vein thromboembolism. The thrombus was recanalized with long-term anticoagulant therapy.  This report highlights the importance of an early and timely diagnosis and RVT therapy in a patient with nephritic syndrome.

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07 Jan, 2016
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e-Published: 02 Mar, 2016

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