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Asymptomatic nephrocutaneous fistula: a report of 2 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3373604     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report 2 rare cases of a spontaneous nephrocutaneous fistula. The diagnosis was made incidentally during hospitalization for other reasons. The role of calculus in the etiological pathogenesis of nephrocutaneous fistula is emphasized. Although classically surgical treatment is indicated a more conservative approach can be advocated in some asymptomatic cases.
E Hitter; R Ronge; G Walschap; C Mahler; F Keuppens; L Denis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  139     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1988 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-06-24     Completed Date:  1988-06-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1290-1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, A. Z. Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Kidney Diseases* / diagnosis
Skin Diseases* / diagnosis
Urinary Fistula* / diagnosis

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