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Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hematoma and Membranous Glomerulonephritis; a Case Report

Foroogh Sabzghabaie, Mohammad Reza Babaei, Asaad Moradi, Behnam Shakiba



Spontaneous retroperitoneal hematoma (SRH) is a rare finding which is usually accompanied with anticoagulant and/or antiplatelet aggregation therapy. We describe a patient with a rare presentation of SRH and membranous glomerulonephritis with diffuse visceral arterial micro aneurysms due to medium to small size vasculitis and weakly positive antinuclear antibody (ANA). To the authors’ knowledge, this is a unique report, which does not have any serologic confirmation of specific vasculitis.


Retroperitoneal space; hematoma; glomerulonephritis, membranous


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/aaem.v8i1.510

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