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Case report
Large spontaneous perirenal haematoma following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
  1. Varinder Attri,
  2. Kalpesh Mahesh Parmar,
  3. Tarun Prateek and
  4. Santosh Kumar
  1. Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kalpesh Mahesh Parmar; kalpesh010385{at}


Perirenal haematoma is a rare and life-threatening condition in view of severe and ongoing blood loss. Most common causes are renal cancer, angiomyolipoma and vasculitis. Spontaneous causes of this rare entity may occur with use of anticoagulants and antiplatelets. We report a 61-year-old male patient diagnosed with large perirenal haematoma following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty for myocardial infarction under heparin cover that was managed conservatively.

  • interventional cardiology
  • ischaemic heart disease
  • radiology
  • renal intervention
  • urology
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  • Contributors KMP and VA designed and drafted the manuscript. TP collected the data. SK critically analysed the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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