Tuberculous autonephrectomy

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang


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Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female


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. 

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Case information

rID: 9933
Published: 1st Jun 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Tag: tb, kidney
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