Acute renal failure due to perirenal hematoma complicating open renal biopsy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Diminished renal concentration and excretion of intravenous radiographic contrast medium are cardinal findings in perirenal hematoma. However, despite a high incidence of perirenal hematoma after renal biopsy acute renal failure has not been described in this setting. A case of oliguric acute renal failure owing to perirenal hematoma after open biopsy of a solitary kidney is reported.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Greenberg, A

Published Date

  • November 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 132 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 969 - 971

PubMed ID

  • 6387186

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)49972-1


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States