J Korean Soc Pediatr Nephrol > Volume 1(2); 1997 > Article
Journal of the Korean Society of Pediatric Nephrology 1997;1(2): 166-169.
단백뇨를 동반한 Nutcracker 증후군 1례
손진태, 노광식, 김병길, 김명준
1연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
3연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
4연세대학교 의과대학 진단방사선학교실
A case of Nutcracker Syndrome Associated with Proteinuria
Jin-Tae Son, Kwang-Sik Rho, Pyung-Kil Kim, Mung-Jun Kim
1Departments of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of Medicine
2Departments of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of Medicine
3Departments of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of Medicine
4Departments of Radiology, Yonsei University, College of Medicine
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The nutcracker syndorme refers to compression of the left renal vein between the aorta and the superior mesentric artery which results in renal vein, left gonadal vein varices, hematuria and left sided flank pain. We report this experience of 11yr-11mon of girl has typical Nutcracker syndrome with persistent proteinuria and without typical hematuria. According to the renal biopsy for persistent proteinuria, biopsy shows pathologic findings similar to minimal change nephrotic syndrome. All symtpoms relieved without any specific treatments but she had no response to steroid treatment for persistent proteinuria. Now she was followed up through OPD base without symptom and consideration of surgical intervention.
Key words: Nutcracker syndrome | Proteinuria

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