Early Progression of Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis in Children Might Be Dependent on Vimentin Expression

@inproceedings{OstalskaNowicka2017EarlyPO,
  title={Early Progression of Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis in Children Might Be Dependent on Vimentin Expression},
  author={Danuta Ostalska-Nowicka and Katarzyna Mackowiak-Lewandowicz and Aneta Konwerska and Jacek Zachwieja},
  booktitle={The American journal of case reports},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XP) is an extremely rare, severe, atypical form of chronic renal parenchymal inflammation accompanied by hydronephrosis and/or urolithiasis. The pathomechanism of XP is not yet fully understood. Microscopically, XP is indicated by the presence of multinucleated giant cells and lipid-laden macrophages, as well… CONTINUE READING