Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis: A Retrospective Review of 16 Cases

  title={Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis: A Retrospective Review of 16 Cases},
  author={Sujatha Siddappa and Kowsalya Ramprasad and Mythri Kuthagale MuddeGowda},
  booktitle={Korean journal of urology},
PURPOSE Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is an uncommon disorder of unknown etiology that is characterized by extensive destruction of the involved kidney. It is being increasingly recognized as an important cause of renal morbidity around the world. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study was undertaken to review the xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis cases presented at our tertiary care referral center in Bangalore, India. RESULTS A total of 16 biopsy-proven cases of… CONTINUE READING