Prolonged fever following kidney biopsy: a case report

  title={Prolonged fever following kidney biopsy: a case report},
  author={Michael J. Hausmann and Leonid Kachko and Anna B. Basok and Alla Shnaider and Gal Yom-Tov and Alexander Shefer},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
This case report describes a patient with prolonged fever following a kidney biopsy. Workup disclosed a large perirenal and retroperitoneal hematoma. Neither imaging nor blood cultures supported an infective cause of his fever. Although the patient was initially treated with antibiotics, fever eventually resolved spontaneously. A review of the literature is… CONTINUE READING