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A case of spontaneous renal infarction secondary to an accessory renal artery thrombosis

Elizabeth C Travis and Vicki A Quincey
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (3): 168-169. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10468
Published online: 5 August 2013

To the Editor: A 43-year-old woman presented with sudden onset of severe left-sided abdominal pain and hypertension (blood pressure, 180/120 mmHg). She developed flash pulmonary oedema, which was confirmed on chest x-ray. Her urine microscopy results and creatinine levels were normal.

  • Elizabeth C Travis
  • Vicki A Quincey

  • Waikato District Health Board, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand.


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