Journal of Kidney

ISSN - 2472-1220


Nontraumatic Renal Arteriovenous Fistula

Anvesh Kompelli, Iza D Zabaneh, Maria A Zabaneh, Travis Henley and Raja I Zabaneh

Renal arteriovenous (AV) fistulas and malformations are rare in nature with a prevalence of 0.4%. They are commonly associated with traumatic injuries (50-80%) and degenerative changes or inflammation. We present a case of non-traumatic renal AV fistula causing a hypertensive crisis.