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Flashcards in Renal Vein Thrombosis Deck (8):
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2 distinct clinical settings of renal vein thrombosis

1) Newborns and infants, associated with asphyxia, maternal DM, shock, sepsis, congenital hypercoagulable states 2) Older children, associated with nephrotic syndrome, cyanotic heart dse, inherited hypercoagulable states, sepsis, following kidney transplantation, and following exposure to angiographic contrast agents

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Development of RVT is classically heralded by

Sudden onset gross hematuria, and unilateral or bilateral flank masses

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RVT is USUALLY bilateral vs unilateral

Unilateral

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UTZ finding in RVT

Marked renal enlargement

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Radionuclide finding in DVT

No renal function in the affected kidney/s

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T/F Primary treatment of RVT starts with aggressive supportive intensive care

T

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Treatment recommendation for unilateral RVT with IVC extension

Unfractionated or low-molecular-weight heparin

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T/F Recovery of renal function (in cases of RVT) is uncommon in older children with RVT resulting from nephrotic syndrome or CHD

F, NOT uncommon with correction of underlying etiology