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Emphysematous pyelonephritis, bilateral or in a solitary kidney, is a life-threatening condition that requires prompt diagnosis and early intervention. Reported mortality is high, despite desperate surgical measures often ending in loss of renal unit, but medical management, possibly combined with percutaneous drainage, is sometimes successful. We report(More)
OBJECTIVES The present study describes a case of malacoplakia of the genitourinary tract arising in the seminal vesicle and prostate and reviews similar cases previously reported in the literature. METHOD A 67-year-old male consulted for hemospermia and voiding symptoms. Prostatic neoplasm was suspected on the basis of the clinical and radiological(More)
A clinical case of orchitis with brucellosis etiology is presented. Testicular symptomatology appeared from the beginning of the brucellosis's general clinical picture. It envolved painfully and increased the testicular size, with no mictional symptoms, expanding progressively in spite of specific brucellosis therapy given from the beginning, towards(More)
Presentation of a case-control study on 755 subjects with the purpose of defining whether the development of a neoplasia on any organ and of any histological type, either synchronous or metachronous, occurs more frequently in patients who already have vesical carcinoma (338 cases) versus other populations of similar epidemiological characteristics(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the wide spectrum of urological manifestations in the HIV-infected population. METHODS We report a case of spontaneous perinephric hematoma (non-traumatic) in a young male drug user with HIV infection. The patient was submitted to emergency nephrectomy after acute bleeding secondary to a subcapsular hematoma. He had no previous history(More)
Between May 1988 and December 1989, 369 patients were seen at our lithiasis unit. During that time the Unit had neither "percutaneous nephroscope" nor "ureterorenoscope". Twenty-three percent of the patients were not susceptible to therapy either due to spontaneous extrusion of their lithiasis or because it was not considered indicated. Of the remaining 77%(More)
Presentation of clinico-pathological correlation in a series of patients with bladder carcinoma. All of them had a complete pathological and clinical staging following TNM guidelines (UICC 1987). Clinical evaluation consisted of a clinical examination, urography and/or ultrasound, cystoscopy, bimanual palpation under anaesthesia and biopsy. As an option,(More)
OBJECTIVES The present study reports a case of bilateral synchronous renal oncocytoma and reviews similar cases described in the literature. METHODS The present case was incidentally discovered in an 81-year-old female during evaluation for GI disease. The arteriogram was suggestive of oncocytoma and was confirmed by aspiration biopsy. The patient refused(More)
OBJECTIVE A clinicopathological study was conducted in patients with urothelial tumor of the bladder and urothelial neoplasm of the upper urinary tract or urethra to analyze the histological features, time interval between diagnoses and prognosis of these associated lesions. METHODS 338 patients were reviewed retrospectively. A descriptive study was(More)
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