Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma with hydronephrosis.

  title={Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma with hydronephrosis.},
  author={Seiji Hashimoto and Wataru Fujii and Tatsurou Takahashi and Koichi Shiroshita and Tetsuo Sakurai and Takahiro Ueda and Tetsuya Kawata},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={41 6},
A 49-year-old man was admitted for the evaluation of a bilateral mass shadow in his chest X-ray film. No definitive diagnosis was established either by brushing cytology or biopsy through bronchoscopy. No malignancies were suggested by general work-up. Both masses were surgically removed, and were diagnosed as pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma (PHG). Fifteen months later, low grade fever continued and the renal function decreased. Laboratory examinations revealed bilateral hydronephrosis with… CONTINUE READING