2000-06-21-19 Renal vein thrombosis © Olavarría www.thefetus.net/
Renal vein thrombosis
A. Sosa Olavarría, MD, J.Zurita P, MD,. A.Reigosa Y MD
Perinatology Unit, and Pathology Unit, Carabobo University, Valencia - Venezuela. UPUC@hotmail.com
This diabetic mother has a 3rd trimester fetus with echogenic kidneys and calficications due to bilateral renal vein thrombosis. At delivery the fetus was macrosomic (4000 g) and died soon after birth.
Scans at birth
The kidney at pathology and the thrombosed vessels