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Autonephrectomy

Autonephrectomy refers to the end stage of renal tuberculosis where chronic tuberculous infection causes caseous necrosis and progressive renal cavitation. The non functioning kidney is typically small in size with extensive parenchymal scarring and dystrophic calcification.

Tuberculosis

Article information

rID: 81753
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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