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Perinephric abscess following extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.
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PMID:  11305967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since the introduction and widespread use of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL), various complications have been noted. Perinephric hematoma and ureteral obstruction may be anticipated by urologists as potential problems. We report the first case of perinephric abscess encountered after 17 895 SWL treatments at our institution. A 65 year old woman presented 4 months following a second SWL procedure with a perinephric abscess and was successfully treated with percutaneous drainage. A review of the English literature revealed only 3 other cases of perinephric abscess following SWL. This diagnosis should be considered in early and late presentations of flank pain following SWL.
Authors:
Stephen E. Pautler; John F. Vallely; John D. Denstedt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of urology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1195-9479     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Urol     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-Apr-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9515842     Medline TA:  Can J Urol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  623-626     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
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