Acute cortical necrosis

What is Acute cortical necrosis?

Renal cortical necrosis is a rare cause of acute renal failure.The lesions are usually caused by significantly diminished renal arterial perfusion secondary to vascular spasm, microvascular injury, or intravascular coagulation.

Questions and answers on "Acute cortical necrosis"

I just had an ultrasound of my abdomen and it showed both kidneys have mild cortical thinning. Is this serious? What causes this? What can be done...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for writing in.
I am a medical specialist with an additional degree in sub specialty of cardiology.
I read your question with diligence....

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on  Acute cortical necrosis

doctor1 MD

I just had an ultrasound of my abdomen and it showed both kidneys have mild cortical thinning. Is this serious? What causes this? What can be done...

Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Medical Topics