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Twenty-two cases of thickened renal fascia diagnosed by i.v. urography and/or CT scan are summarized. In 15 cases the pathological process was renal and in the other 7 it was non-renal. The anatomy of the retroperitoneal compartments has been reviewed. The authors wish to stress that thickened renal fascia is not only a valuable sign in locating renal pathology, but is also very useful in diagnosing retroperitoneal pathology
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☆It is with deep regret that we inform the readership of Dr. Meiraz's untimely death in August, 1980.
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