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Flank pain, hematuria and orthostatic proteinuria

    Author: Carlo Catalano, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 15-year-old boy presented with left-sided flank pain that exacerbated by sitting, standing or
      walking.

    • Laboratory testing indicated anemia, microscopic hematuria, and orthostatic proteinuria
      (protein >400 mg/dL).

    • Ultrasound examination revealed a modest increase in size of the left kidney.
    • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen was performed.