Traumatic rupture of the kidney: gross pathology

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Motorcycle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 23
Gender: Male

Dorsal rupture of the renal capsule and the renal parenchyma. Coagulated blood covers the rupture.

Case Discussion

Case reproduced with permission, courtesy of Dr. Katharina Glatz, Basel, Switzerland, (original case at is here). All rights reserved; please see original case for copyright information. 

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Case information

rID: 29962
Published: 7th Jul 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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