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Imaging of Genitourinary Emergencies

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Abstract

Nontraumatic urinary tract emergencies include acute obstructive uropathy, infections which can become complicated, and acute renovascular abnormalities. Imaging plays an important role in evaluating the extent of the acute process and the location and in differentiating urinary tract emergencies from other acute conditions which may be clinical mimics.

Keywords

Renal Parenchyma Flank Pain Acute Pyelonephritis Obstructive Uropathy Renal Vein Thrombosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBostonUSA

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