Renal trauma: evaluation, management, and return to play.

  title={Renal trauma: evaluation, management, and return to play.},
  author={Joseph J Bernard},
  journal={Current sports medicine reports},
  volume={8 2},
Renal injuries can occur in sports participation by both traumatic and atraumatic mechanisms. Atraumatic injury includes exercise-induced proteinuria, which is seen in intense exercise and usually resolves quickly without kidney damage. Exercise-induced hematuria typically resolves within 24-48 h without need for further investigation. Traumatic kidney injuries occur as a result of blunt abdominal trauma, flank trauma, or penetrating injury. Microscopic hematuria is the most common finding in… CONTINUE READING