Nutcracker Syndrome Mimicking Familial Mediterranean Fever


DOĞRU A. , Ugan Y., ŞAHİN M. , Tunc S. E.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, vol.7, no.3, pp.417-419, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4328/jcam.4045
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.417-419

Abstract

The Nutcracker syndrome (NCS) is a rare entrapment syndrome caused by compression of the left renal vein (LRV) between the abdominal aorta and the superior mesenteric artery. We present a case of Nutcracker syndrome in an 18-year-old patient with Familial Mediterranean fever.