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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 452-453

Spontaneous perinephric hemorrhage (Wunderlich syndrome) secondary to polyarteritis nodosa: Computed tomography and angiographic findings

Department of Urology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Vivek Venkatramani
Department of Urology, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu,
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.139585

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We report the case of a young man who presented with spontaneous left perinephric hematoma and per-rectal bleeding. Evaluation revealed renal and superior mesenteric arterial aneurysms secondary to polyarteritis nodosa (PAN). Computed tomography and angiographic findings are presented. The aetiology of spontaneous perinephric hemorrhage along with relevant features of PAN are discussed.

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