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Renal Cortical Necrosis
Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Acute cortical necrosis (ACN)
              • Definitions

                • Rare type of acute renal failure with isolated necrosis of renal cortex
              • Associated Syndromes

                • Complications of pregnancy (abruption, septic abortion)
                • Acute and prolonged shock (sepsis, hypovolemia)
                • Acute tubular injury

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Radiographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    • MR Findings

                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                        • Imaging Recommendations

                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                            PATHOLOGY

                            • General Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Shiekh Y et al: Reverse rim sign: acute renal cortical necrosis. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(12):3507-8, 2018
                                        2. McKay H et al: Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the diagnosis of post-partum bilateral renal cortical necrosis: a case report and review of the literature. Abdom Imaging. 39(3):550-3, 2014
                                        3. Quin R et al: Unilateral renal cortical necrosis: report of a case. Diagn Interv Imaging. 94(4):463-5, 2013
                                        4. Larakeb AS et al: Acute renal cortical necrosis due to acquired antiprotein S antibodies. Pediatr Nephrol. 24(1):207-9, 2009
                                        5. Cerdá J et al: The contrasting characteristics of acute kidney injury in developed and developing countries. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 4(3):138-53, 2008
                                        6. Jha V et al: Natural medicines causing acute kidney injury. Semin Nephrol. 28(4):416-28, 2008
                                        7. Prakash J et al: Decreasing incidence of renal cortical necrosis in patients with acute renal failure in developing countries: a single-centre experience of 22 years from Eastern India. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 22(4):1213-7, 2007
                                        8. Jeong JY et al: Atypical low-signal-intensity renal parenchyma: causes and patterns. Radiographics. 22(4):833-46, 2002
                                        9. Jeong JY et al: MR findings of renal cortical necrosis. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 26(2):232-6, 2002
                                        10. Mercado-Deane MG et al: US of renal insufficiency in neonates. Radiographics. 22(6):1429-38, 2002
                                        11. François M et al: MR imaging features of acute bilateral renal cortical necrosis. Am J Kidney Dis. 35(4):745-8, 2000
                                        12. Kawashima A et al: CT evaluation of renovascular disease. RadioGraphics 20: 1321-40, 2000
                                        13. Badiola-Varela CM: Acute renal cortical necrosis: contrast-enhanced CT and pathologic correlation. Urol Radiol. 14(3):159-60, 1992
                                        14. Sefczek RJ et al: Sonography of acute renal cortical necrosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 142(3):553-4, 1984
                                        15. Goergen TG et al: CT appearance of acute renal cortical necrosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 137(1):176-7, 1981
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Abbreviations

                                                      • Acute cortical necrosis (ACN)
                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Rare type of acute renal failure with isolated necrosis of renal cortex
                                                    • Associated Syndromes

                                                      • Complications of pregnancy (abruption, septic abortion)
                                                      • Acute and prolonged shock (sepsis, hypovolemia)
                                                      • Acute tubular injury

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Radiographic Findings

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                  PATHOLOGY

                                                                  • General Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Shiekh Y et al: Reverse rim sign: acute renal cortical necrosis. Abdom Radiol (NY). 43(12):3507-8, 2018
                                                                              2. McKay H et al: Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the diagnosis of post-partum bilateral renal cortical necrosis: a case report and review of the literature. Abdom Imaging. 39(3):550-3, 2014
                                                                              3. Quin R et al: Unilateral renal cortical necrosis: report of a case. Diagn Interv Imaging. 94(4):463-5, 2013
                                                                              4. Larakeb AS et al: Acute renal cortical necrosis due to acquired antiprotein S antibodies. Pediatr Nephrol. 24(1):207-9, 2009
                                                                              5. Cerdá J et al: The contrasting characteristics of acute kidney injury in developed and developing countries. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 4(3):138-53, 2008
                                                                              6. Jha V et al: Natural medicines causing acute kidney injury. Semin Nephrol. 28(4):416-28, 2008
                                                                              7. Prakash J et al: Decreasing incidence of renal cortical necrosis in patients with acute renal failure in developing countries: a single-centre experience of 22 years from Eastern India. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 22(4):1213-7, 2007
                                                                              8. Jeong JY et al: Atypical low-signal-intensity renal parenchyma: causes and patterns. Radiographics. 22(4):833-46, 2002
                                                                              9. Jeong JY et al: MR findings of renal cortical necrosis. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 26(2):232-6, 2002
                                                                              10. Mercado-Deane MG et al: US of renal insufficiency in neonates. Radiographics. 22(6):1429-38, 2002
                                                                              11. François M et al: MR imaging features of acute bilateral renal cortical necrosis. Am J Kidney Dis. 35(4):745-8, 2000
                                                                              12. Kawashima A et al: CT evaluation of renovascular disease. RadioGraphics 20: 1321-40, 2000
                                                                              13. Badiola-Varela CM: Acute renal cortical necrosis: contrast-enhanced CT and pathologic correlation. Urol Radiol. 14(3):159-60, 1992
                                                                              14. Sefczek RJ et al: Sonography of acute renal cortical necrosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 142(3):553-4, 1984
                                                                              15. Goergen TG et al: CT appearance of acute renal cortical necrosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 137(1):176-7, 1981