Published: 2016-12-18

Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: a case review of two cases

Jagdale Amol, Mittal Saurav, Patel Krutik, Azhar Shaikh, Prasla Shopnil


Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephirits is a chronic destructive granulomatous inflammation of the renal parenchyma. It was first described by Schlagenhaufer in 1916 and then Oberling named the disease as Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in 1935. It represents 1% of all renal infections. In this report we present two cases of Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis along with radiological assessment.


Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, Diffuse, Focal, Staghorn

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