Xanthogranulomatous pylonephritis

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


Diabetic female with urinary tract infection.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

The right kidney is globally enlarged (reniform enlargement) and is replaced by multiple rounded fluid-density areas. A staghorn calculus is present in the renal pelvis with a thickened wall and another in lower pole of kidney.

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Case information

rID: 20816
Published: 14th Dec 2012
Last edited: 10th Dec 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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