Tuberculous autonephrectomy

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang


No history available.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female


Modality: CT

Shrunken right kidney with extensive amorphous calcification.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates endstage renal tuberculosis (also known as TB autonephrectomy) resulting in the so-called putty kidney. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 9933
Case created: 1st Jun 2010
Last edited: 8th Jan 2016
System: Urogenital
Tags: tb, kidney
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.