Rapid Communication| Volume 43, ISSUE 10, e7-e9, October 2008

Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis infiltrating the liver


      We report for the first time a patient with a caliceal diverticulum that was detected in early childhood, who in adolescence developed xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis to the diverticulum and surrounding kidney and infiltrated to the liver. The condition was treated by nonradical organ-sparing surgery and prolonged antibiotic therapy.

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