Obstetric Cortical Renal Necrosis, Even Reality in the Tropics
- *Corresponding Author:
- Cisse MM
Nephrology department of teaching hospital Aristide Le Dantec Dakar
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: December 21, 2013; Accepted Date: March 22, 2014; Published Date: March 27, 2014
Citation: Cisse MM, Ka EF, Seck SM, Dial CM, Diouf AA, et al. (2014) Obstetric Cortical Renal Necrosis, Even Reality in the Tropics. J Nephrol Ther 4:156. doi:10.4172/2161-0959.1000156
Copyright: © 2014 Cisse MM, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Obstetric cortical renal necrosis is a serious complication that can lead to chronic renal failure and the need for dialysis for life in some cases. In Africa, despite progress, much remains to provide in order to prevent this complication. Difficulties in health care access and lack of monitoring of pregnancies are contributing factors. We propose through 5 cases report the characteristics of obstetric renal cortical necrosis in the tropics.