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'Porcelain Kidney': Case Report and Review of the Literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22415054     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A rare case of pan-subepithelial dystrophic calcium deposition and bone marrow formation in hydronephrosis secondary to obstructive urolithiasis is reported and discussed. An elderly gentleman presented with accelerated hypertension, a nonfunctioning left kidney secondary to obstructive nephrolithiasis with additional pancalyceal calcification. His left retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy specimen revealed sterile hydronephrosis secondary to an impacted ureteropelvic junction stone and pan-subepithelial fibrocalcific lamellar deposition. Special stains confirmed end-stage renal disease with chronic pyelonephritis with subepithelial dystrophic calcium deposition and evidence of bone marrow formation.
Authors:
Surbhi Wadhwa; Shitij Bali; Pankaj Wadhwa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologia internationalis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1423-0399     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417373     Medline TA:  Urol Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India.
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