Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 20, Issue 9, pp 729–730 | Cite as

A traumatic intra-renal pseudo-aneurysm in a child

CASE REPORT
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Abstract.

Intra-renal pseudo-aneurysms after penetrating renal trauma have not been reported in children. We report a case of a 9-year-old girl who presented with gross haematuria 2 weeks following renal exploration for a penetrating injury. The diagnosis of intra-renal pseudoaneurysm was made by Doppler ultrasound and was successfully treated by selective arterial embolisation.

Keywords.

Penetrating renal injury Traumatic intra-renal pseudo-aneurysm Embolisation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Paediatric UrologyBirmingham Children’s HospitalBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyBirmingham Children’s HospitalBirminghamUK

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