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Multiorgan with renal infarction following treatment of cerebral infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24020039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute renal infarction is a rare disease and it is often difficult to make a clinical diagnosis due to the non-specific clinical presentations and lack of the physicians' awarenesses. We experienced a case of a 72-year-old man who was diagnosed as multiorgan with renal infarction during the bridge therapy of cerebral infarction with atrial fibrillation. Computed tomogram (CT) with intravenous contrast of the abdomen and pelvis revealed left renal infarction with renal artery occlusion, multifocal splenic infarction, and ischemic colitis on rectum and sigmoid colon. The patient was treated with low molecular weight heparin for 10 days, his symptoms were improved and laboratory findings were normalized. Follow-up CT was performed on the 43th day, there were persisted left renal infarction with atrophic change shown and the splenic perfusion was improved.
Authors:
Ji Hee Kim; Chung Kang; Hyo Jeong Moon; Min Cheol Joo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-08-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of rehabilitation medicine     Volume:  37     ISSN:  2234-0645     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Rehabil Med     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-10     Completed Date:  2013-09-10     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101573065     Medline TA:  Ann Rehabil Med     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  567-71     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea.
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