Renal cortical necrosis

Case contributed by Dr Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu


Streptococcus pneumoniae septic shock and disseminated intravascular coagulation.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Reversal of normal corticomedullary differentiation with hyperattenuating renal medulla and hypoattenuating renal cortex compatible with renal cortical necrosis.  Background of bilateral lower lobe consolidation, anasarca and ascites.

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Case Information

rID: 39014
Case created: 16th Aug 2015
Last edited: 30th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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