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TheScientificWorldJOURNAL
Volume 4, Pages 198-200
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2004.69
Research Article

Spontaneous Perinephric Hemorrhage Associated with Urolithiasis in Pregnancy

Department of Surgery, Urology Service Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA

Academic Editor: Anthony Atala

Copyright © 2004 Leah P. McMann et al.

Abstract

Spontaneous perinephric hematoma in the absence of anticoagulation, arteritis, or trauma is uncommon. We report the case of a postpartum patient with nephrolithiasis who initially presented to the obstetric service with a spontaneous perinephric hemorrhage.