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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-40

Reno-caval fistula – a rare cause of secondary hypertension and heart failure: A case report and review of the literature

1 Department of Medicine, Al-Emadi Hospital, Doha, Qatar
2 Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Al-Ahli Hospital, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abdulhak A Sadalla
Al-Emadi Hospital, P. O. Box 50000, Doha
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/LJMS.LJMS_3_20

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A 15-year boy presented with features of high-output heart failure. He was managed successfully with heart failure treatment for 1 year, and then, he sustained refractory hypertension. A reno-caval fistula was discovered which is caused by previous bullet injury. His hypertension was cured by nephrectomy.

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