Squamous upper tract carcinoma presenting as a perinephric abscess - Abstract

Perinephric abscesses are life-threatening conditions, which are rarely associated with neoplasms of the kidney or upper tract collecting system.

We report, to our knowledge, the first case of squamous carcinoma of the upper tract presenting as a perinephric abscess, diagnosed after radical nephrectomy.

Written by:
Lopes M, Rauber D, Carvalho F, Nicodem M, Noronha JA, Carvalhal GF.   Are you the author?
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Santo Inácio, 500 apt. 501, 90570-150 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

Reference: Case Rep Urol. 2013;2013:789097.
doi: 10.1155/2013/789097

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 24396624

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