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Abstract

Extra and Intraparenchymal Renal Artery Aneurysms Causing Hydronephrosis: a Case Report

Awajimijan Nathaniel Mbaba, Michael Promise Ogolodom, Rufus Abam, Beatrice Ukamaka Maduka, Michael S. Okpaleke, Osanaiye Abimbola Elizabeth and Henry Tobenna Okafor

Renal artery aneurysm is an uncommon pathologic entity, which is being detected in recent times with increasing frequency due to increased use of cross-sectional imaging modalities. Although often asymptomatic, spontaneous rupture can occur with catastrophic consequences. We report the case of a 44-year old patient referred to our facility for Computed Tomography Urography (CTU) on account of suspected nephrolithiasis with hydronephrosis and a diagnosis of extra and intraparenchymal renal artery aneurysms (RAA) was made.