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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

  • 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.