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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 252-254

Co-existing malakoplakia and xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis of kidney: Two different spectrum of same disease process


Department of Urology, Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Dilip Kumar Pal
Department of Urology, Insti tute of Post-Graduate Medical Educati on and Research, 244, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata - 700 020, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.179242

PMID: 27141206

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Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) and malakoplakia (MKP) are chronic inflammatory condition of kidney characterized by infiltration of inflammatory cells. We are presenting a rare case of concomitant XGP and MKP in the same kidney. This signifies that the two are different spectrums of the same disease process.


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