Renal infarction associated with cocaine use and latent protein C deficiency.

@article{Kramer1993RenalIA,
  title={Renal infarction associated with cocaine use and latent protein C deficiency.},
  author={Rudolf Kramer and Robert C. Turner},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={1993},
  volume={86 12},
  pages={1436-8}
}
We have described the case of a patient with a renal thrombosis and renal infarction associated with cocaine use and protein C deficiency. We propose that patients with similar presentations receive a thorough evaluation for a hypercoagulable state, including protein C levels. Once the diagnosis is made, immediate intervention is required to protect renal… CONTINUE READING