Spontaneous dissection of the renal artery and kidney infarction. Report of two cases

Francisco Borja, Renato González, Nicolás Rodríguez, Marcela Ursu, Cristián Varela, Antonio Vukusich

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Abstract

We report two previously healthy males aged 33 and 37 years, presenting with severe pain in the right and left part of the abdomen, respectively. An abdominal CT scan showed in both a kidney infarction. An angio-CATscan showed changes compatible with a fibromuscular dysplasia in me renal arterial wall. An angiography showed an intimai tear or complex dissection flap in both cases. Both had a satisfactory evolution with conservative treatment. The relationship between fibromuscular dysplasia and spontaneous dissection of the renal artery is discussed.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1183-1187
Number of pages5
JournalRevista Medica de Chile
Volume136
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2008

Keywords

  • Angiography
  • Kidney cortex necrocis
  • Renal artery

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