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Nephrobronchial fistula. A case report and review of the literature.

Harikrishnan JA, Hall TC, Hawkyard SJ - Cent European J Urol (2011)

Bottom Line: Nephrobronchial fistulas are a rare complication of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis.We report the diagnosis of such a case together with its investigation, management and a review of current literature.

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Affiliation: Department of Urology, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

ABSTRACT
Nephrobronchial fistulas are a rare complication of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. We report the diagnosis of such a case together with its investigation, management and a review of current literature.

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Figure 0002: Nephrostogram (fistulous tract indicated by white arrow).

Mentions: A nephrostogram was performed and at that time the patient complained of a bitter taste in her mouth and expectorated contrast fluid. The nephrostogram revealed contrast crossing the diaphragm in accordance with a nephrobronchial fistula (Figs. 1, 2, 3).


Nephrobronchial fistula. A case report and review of the literature.

Harikrishnan JA, Hall TC, Hawkyard SJ - Cent European J Urol (2011)

Nephrostogram (fistulous tract indicated by white arrow).
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC3921695&req=5

Figure 0002: Nephrostogram (fistulous tract indicated by white arrow).
Mentions: A nephrostogram was performed and at that time the patient complained of a bitter taste in her mouth and expectorated contrast fluid. The nephrostogram revealed contrast crossing the diaphragm in accordance with a nephrobronchial fistula (Figs. 1, 2, 3).

Bottom Line: Nephrobronchial fistulas are a rare complication of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis.We report the diagnosis of such a case together with its investigation, management and a review of current literature.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Urology, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

ABSTRACT
Nephrobronchial fistulas are a rare complication of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. We report the diagnosis of such a case together with its investigation, management and a review of current literature.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus