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Emerg Med J 29:1006 doi:10.1136/emj.2009.074732
  • Images in emergency medicine

Spontaneous renal artery dissection

  1. T-J Tsai4
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3Department of Medical Imaging, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  4. 4Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Cheng-Chung Fang, Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan; conrad{at}ntu.edu.tw
  • Accepted 12 August 2009
  • Published Online First 10 November 2010

A normotensive 51-year-old woman was presented with mild epigastralgia and followed by a sudden onset of left flank pain and nausea. She had a history of uterine myoma and herniated intervertebral disc. Physical examinations showed hypertension (187/81 mm Hg) and left costovertebral angle tenderness. Laboratory data demonstrated mild …


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