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Which is the most sensitive test for renal vein thrombosis? (LQ)



A CT Angiography
B Doppler

C Prothrombin tine
D Clotting tine

Ans. A CT Angiography

The primary cause of RVT is dehydration or nephrotic syndrome. Membranous Glomerulonephropathy is most commonly associated with RVT, followed by Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis.

Secondary causes of RVT are trauma, extrinsic compression (Lymph node, tumor, aortic aneurysm), Invasive Renal Cell Carcinoma, Pregnancy and Oral Contraceptive usage

Diagnosis

CT angiography can be used in diagnosis

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