Death from renal cyst.

Journal Article

Simple renal retention cysts are the most common masses of the kidney, but rarely cause any clinical difficulty, are usually without attendant symptoms, generally posing only a differential diagnostic problem when discovered. However, renal cysts can predispose to hemorrhage, particularly in a setting of anticoagulation therapy. In this case, the patient died of massive hemorrhage from a small renal cyst while under anticoagulation treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Spires, SM; Gaede, JT; Glenn, JF

Published Date

  • December 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 606 - 607

PubMed ID

  • 7445310

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7445310

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-4295

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0090-4295(80)90570-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States