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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 8087315, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8087315
Case Report

Idiopathic Renal Infarction Mimicking Appendicitis

1Radiology Department, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy
2Emergency Department, Cisanello Hospital, Pisa, Italy
3Emergency Department, San Carlo Hospital, Potenza, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Marco Di Serafino; ti.liamtoh@onifaresidocram

Received 10 September 2016; Revised 19 December 2016; Accepted 4 January 2017; Published 22 January 2017

Academic Editor: Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos

Copyright © 2017 Marco Di Serafino et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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