A Rare Cause of Acute Renal Failure: Leriche Syndrome


Akın S., Kazan S., Kalkan B., Aliustaoğlu M.

Bosphorus Medical Journal , vol.1, no.1, pp.41-42, 2014 (Other Refereed National Journals)

  • Publication Type: Article / Letter
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : Bosphorus Medical Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-42

Abstract

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

 ABSTRACT

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.