Cocaine, Loin Pain, and Renal Vein Thrombosis

Ziad Zoghby, Inderpreet S. Sekhon, Dylan V. Miller, Sanjeev Sethi

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We report an unusual renal complication of cocaine abuse in a young man who developed loin pain, renal vein thrombosis, and acute renal failure. Cocaine abuse should be considered in the differential diagnosis of renal vein thrombosis in young adults.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)859-861
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007


  • Kidney
  • acute renal failure
  • cocaine
  • venous thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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