Spontaneous life-threatening perirenal haemorrhage: An uncommon urological emergency

B. K. Somani, G. Nabi, P. Thorpe, S. Swami

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Spontaneous perirenal haemorrhage is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition and requires urgent management. Diagnosis is based on clinical assessment combined with radiological investigations, as reported by Belville et al. (Radiology 172:733, 1989) and Zagoria et al. (J Urol 145:468, 1991). Reported is a case of spontaneous perirenal haemorrhage diagnosed on computed tomography scan and then successfully embolized using coils.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-56
Number of pages2
JournalEmergency Radiology
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005


  • Embolization
  • Spontaneous renal haemorrhage


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