Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is an uncommon inflammatory disease of the kidney. Diffuse XGP is a rare condition which may spread into the pelvic cavity leading to fatal complications from a psoas muscle abscess and/or renocolic fistula. In diffuse type, nephrectomy and excision of the fistula is the recommended treatment.
- psoas abscess
- renal fistula
- renocolic fistula
- xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
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