Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
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©Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (2004) 03, 101 - 103

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Can Renal Hematoma Occur without a Direct Trauma During Exercise? A Case Report
Erdem Kasikcioglu1, , Abidin Kayserilioglu1, Ates Kadioglu2
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1 Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Sports Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey

Erdem Kasikcioglu
‚úČ PK 9, Avcilar 34840, Istanbul, Turkey.
Publish Date
Received: 28-04-2004
Accepted: 10-05-2004
Published (online): 01-06-2004
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Renal injury can occur during sports activity. Although it is, generally, associated with contact trauma, it is known that the renal injury can be developed during training without a direct trauma. The diagnosis of renal injuries should not be based solely on urine analysis. Computed tomography scan is necessary diagnose possible renal injuries.

Key words: Renal injury, exercise, computed tomography

           Key Points
  • Renal injuries may develop during sporting activities without a direct trauma.
  • CT scan is necessary in order to diagnose possible renal injuries and to grade accurately the degree of injury.
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