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Splenic vein enlargement, a rare cause of nutcracker syndrome
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  • Mehdi Karami,
  • hossein kouhi,
  • Seyedeh Fatemeh Sadatmadani,
  • Bahar Sadeghi,
  • Zeynab Rostamiyan,
  • Mozhdeh Hashemzadeh
Mehdi Karami
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
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hossein kouhi
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Seyedeh Fatemeh Sadatmadani
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
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Bahar Sadeghi
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
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Zeynab Rostamiyan
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
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Mozhdeh Hashemzadeh
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
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Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

21 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
29 May 2020Assigned to Editor
29 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
05 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned

Abstract

Nutcracker syndrome refers to symptomatic compression of left renal vein. There are many reasons for that. We report a case that the enlargement of splenic vein has caused to nutcracker syndrome. Results implies that not firm venous structures can be cause of nutcracker syndrome.