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Fistula and sinus formation in xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. A clinicopathological review and report of four cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3779348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fistula or deep sinus formation as a complication of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XPN) has not been described previously in the British literature. We present the clinicopathological features of one case of a nephrodiaphragmatic sinus complicating XPN, and three cases of nephrocolic fistula, including the first recorded case of fistula in childhood XPN. The detailed clinical, radiological and pathological features of XPN and its complications are reviewed. Total nephrectomy, together with primary excision of sinuses or fistulae, is the treatment of choice.
M A Parsons; S C Harris; R G Grainger; B Ross; J A Smith; J L Williams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of urology     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0007-1331     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Urol     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-01-07     Completed Date:  1987-01-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740090R     Medline TA:  Br J Urol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  488-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Colon / pathology
Colonic Diseases / complications*,  pathology
Intestinal Fistula / complications*,  pathology
Kidney / pathology
Kidney Diseases / complications*,  pathology
Middle Aged
Pyelonephritis, Xanthogranulomatous / complications*,  pathology
Urinary Fistula / complications*,  pathology

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