Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 42, Issue 6, pp 1809–1810 | Cite as

Perirenal fluid collection in renal parenchymal disease: the kidney sweat sign

  • Hira LalEmail author
  • Priyank Yadav
  • Anand Chellappan
  • Abhay Kumar
Classics in Abdominal Imaging


Lymphoma Nephrotic Syndrome Amyloidosis Fluid Collection Typical Imaging 
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No funding was received for this study.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hira Lal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Priyank Yadav
    • 2
  • Anand Chellappan
    • 3
  • Abhay Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologySanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical SciencesLucknowIndia
  2. 2.Department of Urology and Renal TransplantationSanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical SciencesLucknowIndia
  3. 3.Department of NephrologySanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical SciencesLucknowIndia

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