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October 1971

Spontaneous Rupture of the Allografted Kidney

Author Affiliations

New York
From the departments of surgery (Drs. Haimov and Burrows) and medicine (Dr. Glabman), Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York and Mount Sinai Hospital.

Arch Surg. 1971;103(4):510-512. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350100108020

Early spontaneous rupture of a kidney allograft occurred in a 35-year-old woman. This is the sixth case of allograft rupture reported to date and the first one, to our knowledge, to be associated with acute rejection.