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Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in children and adults.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3594095     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sixteen patients with xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) are reported. The preoperative diagnosis of XGP may be difficult because of its clinical and radiological similarities to various other renal lesions, but in four patients XGP was suspected pre-operatively. Nephrectomy is necessary in most patients, although medical treatment may help a few.
Authors:
A R Kural; A Akaydin; A Oner; G Ozbay; V Solok; N Oruc; A Erozenci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of urology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0007-1331     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Urol     Publication Date:  1987 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-08-19     Completed Date:  1987-08-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740090R     Medline TA:  Br J Urol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  383-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Child
Female
Humans
Kidney / physiopathology
Male
Middle Aged
Nephrectomy
Pyelonephritis, Xanthogranulomatous / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  surgery

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