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2021 Apr 07

BMC Urol



Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: a focus on microbiological and antibiotic resistance profiles.


Artiles-Medina A, Laso-García I, Lorca-Álvaro J, Mata-Alcaraz M, Duque-Ruiz G, Hevia-Palacios M, Arias-Funez F, Burgos-Revilla FJ
BMC Urol. 2021 Apr 07; 21(1):56.
PMID: 33827527.


Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is an inflammatory condition of the kidney and its treatment most often involves a combination of antibiotics and nephrectomy. This study aimed to define the clinical features and management of XGP, focusing on microbiological aspects and antibiotic therapy.