Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in renal transplant recipient.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is reported in the native kidney of a renal allograft recipient. Immunoglobulin deposition in the transplant kidney in the absence of cell-mediated rejection, accompanied by selective cultures showing Escherichia coli from the native kidney, led to the diagnosis. Native nephrectomy resulted in resolution of the patient's chronic bacteriuria and creatinine elevation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Carson, CC; Weinerth, JL

Published Date

  • January 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 58 - 61

PubMed ID

  • 6362165

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-4295

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0090-4295(84)90178-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States