Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: clinical experience with 41 cases.

  title={Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: clinical experience with 41 cases.},
  author={Fernando Korkes and Ricardo L Favoretto and Marcos Br{\'o}glio and Carlos Eduardo Dilen da Silva and Mar{\'i}lia Germanos de Castro and Marjo Deninson Cardenuto Perez},
  volume={71 2},
OBJECTIVES Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is an uncommon inflammation of the renal parenchyma that occurs in the presence of chronic obstruction and suppuration. In this retrospective study, a review of the features of 41 recent cases of XGP is presented and compared with current published data. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated the clinical, surgical, and radiologic features of 41 cases of XGP and compared the data of this Brazilian population with that from current published… CONTINUE READING