Polar infarct in a transplanted kidney: cause of a pseudomass.


Journal Article

Ultrasonography has become fairly standard for assessing common complications of renal transplantation such as hydronephrosis, urinomas, and lymphoceles. Infarctions are a less common complication that may occur in the setting of transplant rejection. We report a case in which an apparent solid mass on sonography proved to represent normal residual renal parenchyma in a kidney with a small shrunken lower pole due to infarction.

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Cited Authors

  • Sussman, SK; Baker, ME; Saeed, M; Stickel, DL

Published Date

  • 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 42 - 44

PubMed ID

  • 3299964

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3299964

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0171-1091

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/bf02932627


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States