Spontaneous thrombosis of the renal vessels. Rare entities to be considered in differential diagnosis of patients presenting with lumbar flank pain and hematuria.


We report 2 cases of spontaneous thrombotic occlusion of the main renal vessels presenting with acute lumbar flank pain and hematuria suspect of nephrolithiasis. Clinical and laboratory signs of blood hypercoagulability, generalized arterial embolism, nephrotic syndrome or glomerulonephritis were absent. Excretory urography, nephrosonography and retrograde… (More)


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