Congenital Megacalycosis with IgA Nephropathy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

@article{Turkmen2013CongenitalMW,
  title={Congenital Megacalycosis with IgA Nephropathy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={E. Turkmen and T. Yıldırım and T. Ciftci and M. Altındal and D. Akıncı and D. Baydar and C. Bilen and M. Arıcı},
  journal={Renal Failure},
  year={2013},
  volume={35},
  pages={155 - 158}
}
Congenital megacalycosis is a rare renal disease characterized by calyceal dilatation without pelvic or ureteral obstruction. If not accompanied by nephrolithiasis and urinary tract infection, this disease is completely benign and does not cause renal dysfunction. We present a case of congenital megacalycosis that was diagnosed at the age of 41 (oldest case in the literature) after admitting with hematuria and acute renal dysfunction. IgA nephropathy was also diagnosed in this patient. Since… Expand

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