Spontaneous nephrocutaneous fistula.

@article{Antunes2004SpontaneousNF,
  title={Spontaneous nephrocutaneous fistula.},
  author={Alberto Azoubel Antunes and Adriano Almeida Calado and Evandro Falc{\~a}o},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={316-8}
}
Spontaneous renal fistula to the skin is rare. The majority of cases develop in patients with antecedents of previous renal surgery, renal trauma, renal tumors, and chronic urinary tract infection with abscess formation. We report the case of a 62-year old woman, who complained of urine leakage through the skin in the lumbar region for 2 years. She underwent a fistulography that revealed drainage of contrast agent to the collecting system and images suggesting renal lithiasis on this side. The… CONTINUE READING