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Rare disease
Page kidney in a 17-year-old renal allograft
  1. Vanita Gandhi,
  2. Maryam Khosravi,
  3. Aine Burns
  1. Department of Nephrology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vanita Gandhi, vanita.gandhi{at}doctors.org.uk

Summary

Page kidney is a condition where extrinsic renal compression from a haematoma or mass results in hypertension and loss of renal function. Most cases are caused by a subcapsular haematoma following blunt trauma or invasive procedures (eg, renal biopsy). We report a patient who spontaneously developed Page kidney 17 years after renal transplantation. This case represents the oldest renal allograft to develop non-traumatic Page kidney.

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