XANTHOGRANULOMATOUS PYELONEPHRITIS

Authors

  • Tariq Mufti

Abstract

Abstract: A case of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is presented. It is an uncommon butwell recognised entity of chronic bacterial pyelonephritis which may easily be mistaken for renalcell carcinoma, renal carbuncle or tuberculosis.

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