What is the treatment of renal vein thrombosis associated with flank pain?

Updated: Dec 11, 2019
  • Author: Bradley C Gill, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Treatment of renal vein thrombus involves anticoagulation and hydration. A thorough diagnostic workup should also be pursued to identify the etiology of the thrombus, which often involves a malignancy.


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