Adolescent xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis mimicking renal cell carcinoma on urine cytology: an atypical presentation.

Abstract

Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is a chronic renal inflammatory lesion that is rarely diagnosed in children. We present a case of a 16-year-old boy presenting with gross hematuria and a lack of laboratory and radiographic findings for XGP who was suspected of having renal cell carcinoma on urine cytology. Left radical nephrectomy was performed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.12.019

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@article{Inouye2013AdolescentXP, title={Adolescent xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis mimicking renal cell carcinoma on urine cytology: an atypical presentation.}, author={Brian M Inouye and George Chiang and Robert O. Newbury and Nicholas M. Holmes}, journal={Urology}, year={2013}, volume={81 4}, pages={885-7} }