Renal lymphangiectasia: Incidental finding at multislice computed tomography and literature review [Linfangiectasia renal: Achado incidental em tomografia computadorizada multicorte e revisão da literatura]
de Vasconcelos R.A.,Hospital Universitario Of Brasilia Hub |
Pereira E.S.,Hospital Of Base Do Distrito Federal Hbdf |
Bauab Jr. T.,Ultra X Hospital Of Base De |
Valente R.S.,Hospital Universitario Of Brasilia Hub
Radiologia Brasileira | Year: 2012
Renal lymphangiectasia is a rare condition characterized by parapyelic and perirenal fluid collections, which may progress from asymptomatic condition to chronic renal failure. The present report describes a case of incidental computed tomography finding of bilateral lymphangiectasia in an asymptomatic patient, as well as the main imaging findings with a comprehensive literature review.