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Urologic radiology

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 89–91 | Cite as

Computed tomography of acute radiation nephritis

  • L. Moore
  • N. S. Curry
  • J. M. Jenrette
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Abstract

A patient with Hodgkin’s disease received a fractionated 3, 740 rad dosage over 4 weeks to a portal that included both kidneys. Three months later a computed tomographic scan obtained 2 hours after intravenous contrast injection demonstrated sharply demarcated, dense, persistent nephrograms corresponding to the irradiated areas. These changes are ascribed to acute radiation nephritis, reflecting tubular stasis and ischemia.

Key words

CT, kidney Nephrogram, dense Radiation nephritis 

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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Moore
    • 1
  • N. S. Curry
    • 1
  • J. M. Jenrette
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of RadiologyMedical University of SCCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation TherapyMedical University of South CarolinaSouth CarolinaUSA

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