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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Accepted: May 6, 2008
Received in revised form: May 5, 2008
Received: January 30, 2008
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