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A rare cause of acute post renal failure: Retroperitoneal fibrosis

Kamil Gokhan Seker, Mithat Eksi, Yunus Colakoglu, Mustafa Gürkan Yenice, Fatih Gokhan Akbay, Volkan Tugcu, Abdulmuttalip Simsek
  • Kamil Gokhan Seker
    Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Mithat Eksi
    Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Yunus Colakoglu
    Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Mustafa Gürkan Yenice
    Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Fatih Gokhan Akbay
    Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Volkan Tugcu
    Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Abdulmuttalip Simsek
    Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey | simsek76@yahoo.com

Abstract

Retroperitoneal fibrosis is an inflammatory process which may cause acute renal failure. In patients who admitted to emergency services with obstructive uropathy, retroperitoneal fibrosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis. We present our ten cases who admitted to emergency department with obstructive acute renal failure related to retroperitoneal fibrosis.

Keywords

Retroperitoneal fibrosis; Postrenal acute renal failure; Obstructive uropathy

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Submitted: 2017-07-18 22:11:02
Published: 2017-12-31 00:00:00
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