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Do doctors see a lot of patients with renal infarction?

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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Kidney Infacrtion

In my 35 years of experience, kidney infarction has been rare.
I have seen renal vein thrombosis in patients with diseases that cause a huge amount of protein loss, but only one of those patients has had a loss of kidney function requiring removal of that kidney. The only other patient that had renal infaction was a child that had a narrowing of the renal artery and an attempted repair failed.

In brief: Kidney Infacrtion

In my 35 years of experience, kidney infarction has been rare.
I have seen renal vein thrombosis in patients with diseases that cause a huge amount of protein loss, but only one of those patients has had a loss of kidney function requiring removal of that kidney. The only other patient that had renal infaction was a child that had a narrowing of the renal artery and an attempted repair failed.
Dr. Fred McCurdy
Dr. Fred McCurdy
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Heart disease

Renal infarctions commonly occur due to blood clots from the heart occluding arteries in the kidney.

In brief: Heart disease

Renal infarctions commonly occur due to blood clots from the heart occluding arteries in the kidney.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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