Spontaneous rupture of a renal cyst

Harvey S. Glazer, Joseph K. Joseph, Donald E. Wadsworth, Bruce L. Mc Clennan

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A case in which a large right renal cyst underwent spontaneous rupture into the perinephric space is presented. The ruptured cyst and subsequent reaccumulation of cyst fluid was demonstrated by computed tomography. The varied etiologies for this phenomenon are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-157
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1983


  • Computed tomography
  • Cysts
  • Kidney


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