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Can anyone explain to me how a renal contusion, gross hematuria, and pain happens after a physical attack?

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Dr. James Lin
Urology

In brief: Here are some

The one with the described scenario can be safely monitored and followed with rest and healthy lifestyle depending on the timing after the accident.
It is caused by speedy shaking-up and impact to disarrange the kidney tissues, and diagnosed with Hx, physicals, imaging studies - usually CT.IVP. So, ask Doc timely.

In brief: Here are some

The one with the described scenario can be safely monitored and followed with rest and healthy lifestyle depending on the timing after the accident.
It is caused by speedy shaking-up and impact to disarrange the kidney tissues, and diagnosed with Hx, physicals, imaging studies - usually CT.IVP. So, ask Doc timely.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
Internal Medicine

In brief: Renal contusion

Significant force is required to injure the kidney.
Mvc's, falls, direct blows, and lower rib fractures are common mechanisms. The kidney is a heavily vascularized organ. When it is damaged, vessels break open, resulting in a parenchymal contusion and bleeding into the collecting system, which leads to the bladder and urethra. Nerve endings exist in kidney and surrounding tissue, resulting in pain.

In brief: Renal contusion

Significant force is required to injure the kidney.
Mvc's, falls, direct blows, and lower rib fractures are common mechanisms. The kidney is a heavily vascularized organ. When it is damaged, vessels break open, resulting in a parenchymal contusion and bleeding into the collecting system, which leads to the bladder and urethra. Nerve endings exist in kidney and surrounding tissue, resulting in pain.
Dr. Michael Ekizian
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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