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Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in a horseshoe kidney

Frederik Christoff Basson, Juruan Francois De Witt
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 17, No 1 | a207 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v17i1.207 | © 2013 Frederik Christoff Basson, Juruan Francois De Witt | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2013 | Published: 05 March 2013

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Frederik Christoff Basson, Division of Radiodiagnosis, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa
Juruan Francois De Witt, Division of Radiodiagnosis, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa


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Abstract

A rare case of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in a horseshoe kidney is presented, with emphasis on the computed tomography findings. This very rare combination has only been reported twice in an adult, and never been published with images.

Keywords

Computed tomography; Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, calculi, stranding, hydronephrosis, obstruction, Wilms, horseshoe

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