TITLE

Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis

AUTHOR(S)
Moutzouris, Dimitrios-Anestis; Soloukides, Andreas; Peppas, Christos; Hadjiconstantinou, Valsamakis
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/23/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p1027
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a woman with a history of renal colic and recurrent urinary tract infections. The patient had tenderness at her left costophrenic angle, a pyuria on a routine urinalysis, leukocytosis and acute renal failure. A computed tomography of the patient's abdomen that showed a nonfunctioning left kidney and radiographic findings compatible with xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is discussed.
ACCESSION #
27236709

 

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