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Title: Clinics in diagnostic imaging (38)
Authors: Chong, K.W.
Yip, S.K.H.
Lo, R.H.G.
Li, M.K. 
Foo, K.T.
Keywords: Complications
Computed tomography
Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)
Perinephric haematoma
Issue Date: Jun-1999
Citation: Chong, K.W., Yip, S.K.H., Lo, R.H.G., Li, M.K., Foo, K.T. (1999-06). Clinics in diagnostic imaging (38). Singapore Medical Journal 40 (6) : 430-433. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A 57-year-old man presented with urosepsis related to urinary calculi. He underwent multiple sessions of ESWL and developed a perinephric haematoma that was treated conservatively and monitored by serial imaging. However, the haematoma became infected, necessitating percutaneous drainage 2 months after the initial ESWL. The risk factors and sequelae of post-ESWL perinephric haematoma, as well as its diagnosis and imaging, are discussed.
Source Title: Singapore Medical Journal
ISSN: 00375675
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