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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 39-41

Giant polycystic kidney and acute abdomen in chronic renal failure

1 Department of Surgical Specialties, Urology Section, Medicine School in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
2 Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Medicine School in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil

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José Maria Pereira de Godoy
Rua Floriano Peixoto, 2950, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo 15020-010
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.75859

PMID: 21346833

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The case of a rare complication is reported of a 53-year-old patient with giant polycystic kidney (4250 g) that evolved with acute small bowel occlusion. The patient was submitted to surgery which identified that the intestinal occlusion was due to external compression of the intestinal loops. Excision of the mass solved the case.

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