Bosphorus Medical Journal , vol.1, no.1, pp.41-42, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
A Rare Cause of Acute Renal Failure: Leriche Syndrome Akut Böbrek Yetmezliginin Nadir Bir Sebebi: Leriche Sendromu
Seydahmet Akın 1, Sinan Kazan 1, Bilge Kalkan 2, Mehmet Aliustaoğlu 1
Leriche Syndrome is characterized with occ- lusive atherom plaques at aortic bifurcation obs- tructing iliac arteries. Renal arteries are involved in only 10% of patients. Renal artery involvement may be a rare cause of renal impairment. We report a Leriche sydrome case presenting with acute renal failure.
Key Words: atherosclerosis, Leriche syndrome, Re- nal insufficiency.