Ewha Med J.  2014 Dec;37(Suppl):S1-S4. 10.12771/emj.2014.37.S.S1.

Spontaneous Renal Rupture Following Urinary Tract Infection and Its Recovery through Conservative Treatment

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. 00684@eumc.ac.kr

Abstract

Spontaneous renal rupture with subcapsular renal hematoma is a rare disease entity. Hereby, we report a 60-year-old female who presented with abrupt right flank pain and was diagnosed as spontaneous renal rupture with subcapsular hematoma related to urinary tract infection and review related literatures.

Keyword

Kidney; Spontaneous rupture; Urinary tract infection
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