Nephrobronchial fistula and lung abscess secondary to Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis

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Abhay Uppe; Ravindra Nikalji; Manish Dubey; Nilesh Kadu;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society,volume 32,issue 4,pages392-394 (issn: 0970-2113, eissn: 0974-598X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4502209, doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.159590
  • Subject: pyelonephritis | nephrobronchial fistula | Diseases of the respiratory system | Lung abscess | Case Report | RC705-779
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases | bacterial infections and mycoses

There are multiple causes of lung abscess, but the differential rarely includes pyelonephritis as a primary cause leading to lung abscess resulting from the development of a nephrobronchial fistula. The patient had no urinary symptoms or abdominal pain and the etiology ... View more
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