Spontaneous rupture of the renal pelvis due to acute obstruction of the upper urinary tract

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Cases of spontaneous rupture of the pyelocaliceal system of the kidney, not associated with the consequences of endourological surgery, are described extremely rarely in the literature. Most often, such a complication develops in patients with urolithiasis. The article analyzes the literature data on urinary tract apoplexy and presents its own clinical observations.

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Sergey A. Zamyatnin

Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov; JSC Modern medical technology

Author for correspondence.
Email: elysium2000@mail.ru
SPIN-code: 7024-0062

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Urologist. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Chief Urologist

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

Andrey V. Tsygankov

JSC Modern medical technology

Email: dolceman@yandex.ru


Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

Irina S. Gonchar

Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov

Email: bonechka@mail.ru

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Assistant of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Urologist of Assisted Reproductive Technologies Unit

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg


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1. Fig. 1. Patient M., 57 y. o: a – X-ray of the urinary tract (calculus of the upper third of the left ureter); b – multispiral computed tomography (calculus of the upper third of the left ureter, urinoma of the retroperitoneal space on the left

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2. Fig. 2. Excretory urogram of a patient with apoplexy of the left kidney kidney disease

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