Unusual Presentation of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection in Acute Renal Failure

Document Type : Case Report


1 Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

2 Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

3 Department of Nephrology, CKDRC, Shahid Labbafinezhad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.


Aortic dissection may present in different forms of unusual signs and symptoms other than chest pain. Many patients come to the emergency department for other reasons, and they are finally diagnosed with aortic dissection. Herein, we describe a patient with kidney transplantation who initially presented with acute renal failure and eventually received a diagnosis of aortic dissection. (Iranian Heart Journal 2021; 22(2): 110-114)


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