Logo-jskums
J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci. 2021;23(4): 196-198.
doi: 10.34172/jsums.2021.32
  Abstract View: 233
  PDF Download: 127

Case Report

Spontaneous perirenal hemorrhage in a pregnant woman due to the rupture of a simple renal cyst

Saeed Aali 1* ORCID logo, Fatemeh Moradi 2 ORCID logo

1 Department of Urology, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
2 Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Saeed Aali, Clinical Research Development Unit, Ayatollah Kashani Hospital, Parastar Street, Shahrekord, Iran. Phone: +98 9132082196, Email: saeedaali1350@gmail.com

Abstract

Renal cysts are diagnosed by ultrasonography, computerized tomography (CT), or urography. A 36-year-old pregnant woman (G2, Ab1, within the gestational age of 38 weeks) with upper abdominal pain starting from two hours ago, vomiting, and nausea was referred to the emergency department. Although abdominal examinations revealed costovertebral angle tenderness, there were no signs of peritoneal irritation, and all vital signs of the patient were in a normal range. Initial investigation results including blood count (Hb: 11.4), BUN/Cr, Na/K, and UA were normal. She underwent a cesarean section (c/s) due to reduced fetal heart rate (FHR). After C/S,the CT scan showed a large left retroperitoneal hematoma with an anterosuperior displacement of the kidney and active bleeding in the cystic lesion of the upper pole of the kidney. Pathological examinations also confirmed a simple cyst. Overall, simple renal cysts should be considered as a rare cause of spontaneous perinatal hemorrhage (SPH) in pregnancy. The diagnosis and treatment of SPH in pregnancy are also critical challenges.
Keywords: Renal cyst, Pregnancy, Spontaneous perinatal hemorrhage

First Name
 
Last Name
 
Email Address
 
Comments
 
Security code


Abstract View: 233

Your browser does not support the canvas element.


PDF Download: 127

Your browser does not support the canvas element.

Submitted: 26 May 2021
Accepted: 01 Dec 2021
ePublished: 06 Dec 2021
EndNote EndNote

(Enw Format - Win & Mac)

BibTeX BibTeX

(Bib Format - Win & Mac)

Bookends Bookends

(Ris Format - Mac only)

EasyBib EasyBib

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

Medlars Medlars

(Txt Format - Win & Mac)

Mendeley Web Mendeley Web
Mendeley Mendeley

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

Papers Papers

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

ProCite ProCite

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

Reference Manager Reference Manager

(Ris Format - Win only)

Refworks Refworks

(Refworks Format - Win & Mac)

Zotero Zotero

(Ris Format - Firefox Plugin)