renal tuberculosis

Summary

Summary: Infection of the KIDNEY with species of MYCOBACTERIUM.

Top Publications

  1. Shah H, Jain P, Chibber P. Renal tuberculosis simulating xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis with contagious hepatic involvement. Int J Urol. 2006;13:67-8 pubmed
    ..b>Renal tuberculosis is a major cause of morbidity in developing countries...
  2. Gibson M, Puckett M, Shelly M. Renal tuberculosis. Radiographics. 2004;24:251-6 pubmed
  3. Mapukata A, Andronikou S, Fasulakis S, McCulloch M, Grobbelaar M, Jee L. Modern imaging of renal tuberculosis in children. Australas Radiol. 2007;51:538-42 pubmed
    b>Renal tuberculosis is relatively uncommon in children...
  4. Wada Y, Sugiyama Y, Kikukawa H, Kuwahara T, Takahashi W, Takamiya T, et al. Isolated renal tuberculosis following intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy for bladder cancer. Urol Int. 2004;72:257-60 pubmed
    We present a case of isolated renal tuberculosis following bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) therapy for bladder cancer. In the presurgical radiographic examination, we suspected an atypical renal cell carcinoma...
  5. Daher E, Silva Júnior G, Damasceno R, Santos G, Corsino G, Silva S, et al. End-stage renal disease due to delayed diagnosis of renal tuberculosis: a fatal case report. Braz J Infect Dis. 2007;11:169-71 pubmed
    ..The patient had ESRD due to secondary uropathy to prolonged tuberculosis of urinary tract that was caused by delayed clinical and laboratorial diagnosis, and probably also due to inadequate antituberculous drugs administration...
  6. Izbudak Oznur I, Sozen S, Isik S. Renal tuberculosis mimicking xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings. Turk J Pediatr. 2002;44:168-71 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis of renal tuberculosis is often difficult and delayed...
  7. Yamada Y, Fujimura T, Takahashi S, Takeuchi T, Takazawa Y, Kitamura T. Tubulovillous adenoma developing after urinary reconstruction using ileal segments. Int J Urol. 2006;13:1134-5 pubmed
    ..A tubulovillous adenoma developing at the augmented bladder is rare. To our knowledge, this is the second case in which a tubulovillous adenoma developed in an augmented bladder. ..
  8. Qureshi M. Spontaneous nephrocutaneous fistula in tuberculous pyelonephritis. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2007;17:367-8 pubmed
    A rare case of spontaneous nephrocutaneous fistula with renal tuberculosis is presented here. A 70 years old male with neglected stones in right kidney was investigated for discharging sinus right lumbar region of three months duration...
  9. Rui X, Li X, Cai S, Chen G, Cai B. Ultrasonographic diagnosis and typing of renal tuberculosis. Int J Urol. 2008;15:135-9 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the clinical value of sonography in the diagnosis and typing of renal tuberculosis. A total of 258 cases of renal tuberculosis with complete sonographic data were reviewed...

More Information

Publications87

  1. Gong Y, Lu G, Song B, Xiong E, Jin X. [Characteristics on diagnosis and treatment of renal tuberculosis]. Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2003;41:55-7 pubmed
    To study the new characteristics on diagnosis and treatment of renal tuberculosis (RT)...
  2. Pacilio M, Minutolo R, Garofalo C, Liberti M, Conte G, De Nicola L. Stage 5-CKD under nephrology care: to dialyze or not to dialyze, that is the question. J Nephrol. 2016;29:153-161 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient is a diabetic woman who underwent right nephrectomy in 1994 because of renal tuberculosis. In 1999, she commenced regular nephrology care in our clinic and, since 2000, when she was 53 years old, ..
  3. Khoury N, Minot G, Vigneau C, Vincent F, Allory Y, Tligui M, et al. An unusual presentation of renal failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2002;17:679-81 pubmed
  4. Komeya M, Sano F, Kagota M, Murakami T, Makiyama K, Miyoshi Y, et al. [Case of sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma developed in the chalked kidney (putty kidney)]. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2009;55:253-7 pubmed
    ..The supervention of renal cell carcinoma on renal tuberculosis is rare...
  5. Tong Y, Jia Q, Sun Y. A renal tuberculosis case: could Chinese medicine play a role?. J Altern Complement Med. 2009;15:939-41 pubmed publisher
    A case of renal tuberculosis (TB) was treated with a multidrug therapeutic regimen (rifampicin 600 mg/day, ethambutol 800 mg/day, and isoniazid 150 mg/day), which was terminated for severe hepatotoxicity 2 months later...
  6. Androulaki A, Papathomas T, Liapis G, Papaconstantinou I, Gazouli M, Goutas N, et al. Inflammatory pseudotumor associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Int J Infect Dis. 2008;12:607-10 pubmed publisher
  7. Matsumura N, Yamamoto K, Hirohashi R, Kitano S. Renal tuberculosis mimicking hydronephrosis. Intern Med. 2005;44:768 pubmed
  8. Sampathkumar K, Sooraj Y, Mahaldar A, Ramakrishnan M, Rajappannair A, Nalumakkal S, et al. Granulomatous interstitial nephritis due to tuberculosis-a rare presentation. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2009;20:842-5 pubmed
    ..He recovered and is currently doing well. This case highlights an uncommon manifestation of renal tuberculosis, namely massive proteinuria, acute renal failure, and granulomatous interstitial lesions.
  9. Hes O, Hora M, Vanecek T, Sima R, Sulc M, Havlicek F, et al. Conventional renal cell carcinoma with granulomatous reaction: a report of three cases. Virchows Arch. 2003;443:220-1 pubmed
  10. Prates C, Oliveira C, Sousa S, Ikram S. A kidney's ingenious path to trimillennar preservation: Renal tuberculosis in an Egyptian mummy?. Int J Paleopathol. 2015;11:7-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Its anatomical location, morphologic and structural analysis support a diagnosis of end-stage renal tuberculosis. If this diagnosis is correct, this will be the oldest example of kidney tuberculosis, and the first one ..
  11. Zhang X, Zheng T, Ma X, Li H, Li L, Wang S, et al. Comparison of retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy versus open approaches to nonfunctioning tuberculous kidneys: a report of 44 cases. J Urol. 2005;173:1586-9 pubmed
    ..1 +/- 0.9 and 5.2 +/- 1.1 vs 5.8 +/- 1.3 doses, respectively). Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy for renal tuberculosis has several advantages over open nephrectomy, namely a smaller wound, less blood loss and more rapid ..
  12. Zuban O, Murav ev A, Volkov A. [Surgical treatment of nephrotuberculosis in the present-day epidemiological situation]. Vestn Khir Im I I Grek. 2008;167:92-5 pubmed
    ..of operative interventions and assessment of the role of an early kidney decompression in management of renal tuberculosis complicated by urethritis...
  13. Masroor I, Hashmi R. View box case--4. Left sided tuberculous autonephrectomy. J Pak Med Assoc. 2002;52:187-8 pubmed
  14. Casaccia M, Torelli P, Fontana I, Panaro F, Valente U. Laparoscopic bilateral hand-assisted nephrectomy: end-stage renal disease from tuberculosis, an unusual indication for nephrectomy before transplantation. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2003;13:59-62 pubmed
    ..The 33-year-old patient had end-stage renal disease from renal tuberculosis. A commercially available hand-assistance device was used through a midline 8-cm supraumbilical incision and ..
  15. Tsili A, Tsampoulas C, Giannakis D, Papastefanaki M, Tsiriopoulos I, Sofikitis N, et al. Case report. Tuberculous epididymo-orchitis: MRI findings. Br J Radiol. 2008;81:e166-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Urine cultures obtained from a percutaneous left nephrostomy were positive for tuberculous bacilli, and the patient was placed on anti-tuberculous treatment...
  16. Ballesteros Sampol J, Ballesteros Monzó C. [Single kidney derived to sigmoid for urinary tuberculosis: remarkable morpho-functional status 51 years after surgery]. Arch Esp Urol. 2003;56:820-6 pubmed
  17. Gómez García I, Gomez Mampaso E, Burgos Revilla J, Molina M, Sampietro Crespo A, Buitrago L, et al. Tuberculous orchiepididymitis during 1978-2003 period: review of 34 cases and role of 16S rRNA amplification. Urology. 2010;76:776-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Over 50% of cases involved the right ovotestis. Associated renal tuberculosis and active disease in extraurological organs presented in 64% and 19.2% of cases, respectively...
  18. Verma A, Mishra A, Kumar M, Kant S, Singh A, Singh A. Renal tuberculosis presenting as acute pyelonephritis - A rarity. Indian J Tuberc. 2016;63:210-213 pubmed publisher
    ..In such a case, particularly in a high endemic area for TB, therapeutic trial of ATT may also be considered to avoid unnecessary surgical intervention and end-stage renal disease. ..
  19. Ott H, Brun Del Re C, Steinke K. [Tuberculous sepsis -- nothing really new and still a challenge!]. Rofo. 2006;178:542-4 pubmed
  20. Nourse P, Cotton M, Bates W. Renal manifestations in children co-infected with HIV and disseminated tuberculosis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010;25:1759-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these results, we conclude that TB contributes to proteinuric renal disease in HIV-infected children and that the renal disease improves following TB treatment. ..
  21. Fanourgiakis P, Mylona E, Androulakis I, Eftychiou C, Vryonis E, Georgala A, et al. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and tuberculosis coexistence in the same organs: a report of two cases. Postgrad Med J. 2008;84:276-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The cases illustrate how misleading the concurrence of NHL and TB infection can be, delaying the diagnosis and treatment of either disease. ..
  22. Sihra N, Diasuke N, Thurairaja R, Khan M, Malde S. Renal Tuberculosis Following Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin for High-grade Non-muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer. Urology. 2017;107:e3-e4 pubmed publisher
    ..He underwent renal biopsy that revealed necrotizing granulomatous inflammation suggestive of mycobacterial infection. He was successfully treated with antituberculosis therapy. ..
  23. Ardalan M, Shoja M. Radiological findings in renal tuberculosis: a report from northwest of Iran. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2008;19:76-9 pubmed
    ..We conclude that kidney TB remains undiagnosed until the advanced stages and awareness about the IVP imaging pattern could help in early diagnosis of this entity...
  24. Modi P, Rizvi S. Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy for nephrocolonic fistula due to tuberculous nonfunctioning kidney. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008;18:841-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this paper was to evaluate feasibility of retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy in a patient with nephrocolonic fistula due to tuberculosis...
  25. Kay A, McCarthy C. Renal and miliary tuberculosis in an internationally adopted infant. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009;28:751-3 pubmed publisher
    b>Renal tuberculosis is rare in children and particularly in infants...
  26. Sarf I, Dahami Z, Dakir M, Aboutaeib R, el Moussaoui A, Joual A, et al. [A new case of pseudotumoral renal tuberculosis]. Ann Urol (Paris). 2001;35:34-6 pubmed
    ..The clinical presentation of this form of the disease may be misleading. The pseudotumoral type of renal tuberculosis is extremely uncommon, and in this study this disease has been described in a young patient...
  27. Stelianides S, Belmatoug N, Fantin B. [Manifestations and diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis]. Rev Mal Respir. 1997;14 Suppl 5:S72-87 pubmed
    ..The mortality and morbidity remain elevated in developing counties as in industrialised counties and clinical situations in which extra pulmonary tuberculosis occur often worsen the prognosis...
  28. Ikeda D, Fukuda M, Takashima H, Fuse H, Hirano S, Masuda S. [Pseudotuberculous pyelonephritis associated with staghorn calculus: a case report]. Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi. 2003;94:29-32 pubmed
    ..the nephrectomy specimen showed caseating granulomas, formed by epitheloid cells, highly suggestive renal tuberculosis. In spite of these findings, acid-fast bacteria were not revealed in the renal lesion nor the abscess, and ..
  29. Lee K, Kim H, Byun S, Kwak C, Park K, Ahn H. Laparoscopic nephrectomy for tuberculous nonfunctioning kidney: comparison with laparoscopic simple nephrectomy for other diseases. Urology. 2002;60:411-4 pubmed
    To summarize the results of our 31 consecutive laparoscopic nephrectomies for renal tuberculosis and compare them with 45 laparoscopic nephrectomies performed for other benign etiologies...
  30. García B. [Memories of renal tuberculosis]. Arch Esp Urol. 2002;55:109-11 pubmed
  31. Casas J, Cuadras P, Mariscal A, Domènech S. Replacement lipomatosis related to renal tuberculosis: imaging findings in one case. Eur Radiol. 2002;12:810-3 pubmed
    Replacement lipomatosis of the kidney in a case of long-standing renal tuberculosis is reported. The radiologic and pathologic findings are described and the differential diagnosis is discussed...
  32. Peng L, Xiao Y, Jiang H. [Influence of specimen processing method on Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection by PCR-reversed dot hybridization]. Zhonghua Jie He He Hu Xi Za Zhi. 2001;24:306-8 pubmed
    ..To evaluate specimen processing with sodium dodecyl (lauryl) sulfate (SDS) on the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by PCR-reversed dot hybridization...
  33. Chijioke A. Current concepts on pathogenesis of renal tuberculosis. West Afr J Med. 2001;20:107-10 pubmed
    The pathogenesis of renal tuberculosis begins with the initial localization of the tubercle bacilli in the cortical glomeruli causing mechanical stress which lead to alteration in cell morphology, increased rate of protein synthesis and ..
  34. Koziol Montewka M, Kolodziejek A, Oles J, Janicka L. Proinflammatory cytokine profile in active kidney tuberculosis patients. Immunol Invest. 2004;33:277-85 pubmed
    ..The shortage of data pertains also to its most common form-kidney tuberculosis, especially when bacilli dissemination into the blood circulation has occurred...
  35. Graham J, Kearns A, Magee J, El Sheikh M, Hudson M, Manas D, et al. Tuberculosis transmitted through transplantation. J Infect. 2001;43:251-4 pubmed
    ..We report two cases of probable donor transmitted extra-pulmonary infection where both isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis proved to be indistinguishable using hemi-nested inverse PCR of the IS 6110 region...
  36. Sun L, Yuan Q, Feng J, Yang C, Yao L, Fan Q, et al. Rapid diagnosis in early stage renal tuberculosis by real-time polymerase chain reaction on renal biopsy specimens. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010;14:341-6 pubmed
    To determine the early rapid diagnosis of renal tuberculosis (RTB) by real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on renal biopsy specimens.
  37. Bouziane Z, Boukhabrine K, Lahlou Z, Benzirar A, El Mahi O, Lekehal B, et al. Tuberculosis of the renal artery: a rare cause of renovascular arterial hypertension. Ann Vasc Surg. 2009;23:786.e7-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Arterial pressure was normal without antihypertensive treatment, and the bypass was patent. As far as we know, this is the first case of renovascular arterial hypertension resulting from tuberculosis treated with an iliorenal bypass...
  38. Ozaki K, Kubo T, Hanayama N, Hatada K, Shinagawa H, Maeba S, et al. High-output heart failure caused by arteriovenous fistula long after nephrectomy. Heart Vessels. 2005;20:236-8 pubmed
    ..At 32 years of age, she had undergone nephrectomy for renal tuberculosis. A continuous abdominal bruit was heard...
  39. Isao M, Saito T, Bandobashi K, Kuroda N, Ohtsuki Y, Taguchi H. Renal tuberculosis (mortar kidney). Intern Med. 2006;45:111-2 pubmed
  40. Acharya P, Sahoo R, Baliga P. An unusual case of a pleural effusion with an abdominal mass. Indian J Tuberc. 2008;55:153-6 pubmed
  41. Bulnes Vázquez V, Alvarez Múgica M, Calvo Blanco J, Hernández Luyando L, Meilán Martínez A, Gómez Illán R. [Renoureteral tuberculosis in a transplanted kidney]. Arch Esp Urol. 2008;61:450-1 pubmed
  42. Leung T, Lu C, Ling C, Lee C, Chang P, Lee S, et al. Imaging of renal tuberculosis in eastern Taiwan: correlation with clinical course and different communities. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2003;19:271-7 pubmed
    ..After reviewing our collected cases of renal tuberculosis (TB), we observed a great diversity in staging and outcomes...
  43. Lin Y, Fan Y, Cheng C, Sue Y, Hsu Y, Hou C, et al. The case | Sterile pyuria and an abnormal abdominal film. "Autonephrectomy" of right kidney. Kidney Int. 2008;73:131-3 pubmed
  44. Yamamoto T, Iwasaki Y, Kurosaka M. Tuberculosis of the greater trochanteric bursa occurring 51 years after tuberculous nephritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2002;21:397-400 pubmed
    ..New tuberculous musculoskeletal lesions can occur elsewhere in the body many years after primary tuberculous lesions have healed...
  45. Gurski J, Baker K. An unusual presentation: renal tuberculosis. ScientificWorldJournal. 2008;8:1254-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Following extirpative surgery, she was diagnosed with renal TB...
  46. Shin K, Park H, Lee J, Park H, Woo Y, Lee T. Role of early endourologic management of tuberculous ureteral strictures. J Endourol. 2002;16:755-8 pubmed
    Tuberculous ureteral stricture causing progressive obstructive uropathy commonly complicates renal tuberculosis. The aim of our study was to evaluate the effectiveness of early ureteral stenting or percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) in ..
  47. Siu Y, Tong M, Leung K, Yung C. Successful kidney re-transplantation in a patient with previous allograft kidney tuberculosis. Transpl Infect Dis. 2004;6:132-5 pubmed
    ..However, no consensus has been reached on the safety of re-transplantation. Also, the need for graft nephrectomy and chemoprophylaxis remains unclear...
  48. Kowalski R, Bukowczan M, Soja J, Klisiewicz Pańszczyk T, Augustynowicz Kopec E, Zwolska Z, et al. [Extrapulmonary tuberculosis: case of a 70-year-old woman suffering from cutaneous lymph node, renal and bone tuberculosis ]. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 2004;111:339-42 pubmed
    ..Finally the case of extrapulmonary tuberculosis involving skin, lymph nodes, kidneys and bones was diagnosed. After the introduction of antituberculotic therapy we are observing some clinical improvement and regression of symptoms...
  49. Simões do Espírito Santo K, Teixeira V, Costa H, Franco M. Renal tuberculosis in adult polycystic kidney disease: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. Int J Surg Pathol. 2007;15:196-8 pubmed
    ..The authors report 2 cases of renal tuberculosis diagnosed in the native nephrectomy specimens of 2 patients with APKD after renal transplantation...
  50. Muttarak M, ChiangMai W, Lojanapiwat B. Tuberculosis of the genitourinary tract: imaging features with pathological correlation. Singapore Med J. 2005;46:568-74; quiz 575 pubmed
    ..This pictorial essay illustrates the spectrum of imaging features of TB affecting the kidney, ureter, bladder, and the female and male genital tracts...
  51. Segawa N, Kotake Y, Noumi H, Uchimoto S, Azuma H, Katsuoka Y, et al. [Ureteral tumor occurring from remaining stump: a case report]. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2006;52:565-7 pubmed
    ..He had undergone left simple nephrectomy for renal tuberculosis 52 years ago. Cystoscopic examination revealed a ureteral tumor on the residual ureteral orifice...
  52. Vijayaraghavan S, Kandasamy S, Arul M, Prabhakar M, Dhinakaran C, Palanisamy R. Spectrum of high-resolution sonographic features of urinary tuberculosis. J Ultrasound Med. 2004;23:585-94 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the high-resolution sonographic features of urinary tuberculosis...
  53. Paterson A. Urinary tract infection: an update on imaging strategies. Eur Radiol. 2004;14 Suppl 4:L89-100 pubmed
    ..This article reviews the role of radiology in each of these aims...
  54. Palazzo S, Martino P, Battaglia M, Ditonno P, Peschechera R, Selvaggio O, et al. The role of ultrasound and echo-color Doppler in the diagnosis and follow-up of tuberculosis of the transplanted kidney. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2005;77:73-5 pubmed
    ..After 6 months from the start of the anti-tubercular treatment the patient showed an improvement of the clinical and radiological picture, as well as preservation of the renalfunction...
  55. Lu P, Li C, Zhou X. [Significance of the CT scan in renal tuberculosis]. Zhonghua Jie He He Hu Xi Za Zhi. 2001;24:407-9 pubmed
    To elucidate the features and clinical significance of CT scan in the diagnosis of renal tuberculosis.
  56. Elberling C, Holm M, Meyhoff H. [Urogenital tuberculosis in Danes]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2002;164:776 pubmed
    ..Extrapulmonary tuberculosis is rare in natives of Denmark, who are not exposed to risk factors, such as homelessness and drug or alcohol abuse. Two patients diagnosed with advanced urogenital tuberculosis are reported...
  57. El Mejjad A, Fekak H, Debbagh A, Joual A, Bennani S, El Mrini M. [Renal cell carcinoma secondary to tuberculous nephritis]. Prog Urol. 2005;15:309-11 pubmed
    The combination of renal tuberculosis and renal cancer is rare. The authors report the case of a patient who was followed for multifocal pulmonary, hepatic and renal tuberculosis...
  58. Satoh Y, Kanou T, Takagi N, Tokuda Y, Uozumi J, Masaki Z. [A modified retroperitoneal approach to the kidney in patients with a highly deformed thorax: obtaining a wide operative field through subperiosteal resection of the 10th, 11th and 12th ribs]. Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi. 2005;96:576-80 pubmed
    ..Two cases with renal tuberculosis associated with high-grade kyphosis and one case with staghorn calculi accompanied with lordosis were ..
  59. Medina E, Ryan L, LaCourse R, North R. Superior virulence of Mycobacterium bovis over Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) for Mtb-resistant and Mtb-susceptible mice is manifest as an ability to cause extrapulmonary disease. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2006;86:20-7 pubmed
    ..It is proposed that disease of the adrenal glands might serve to explain why M. bovis caused mice of both strains to die with the same much shorter MST...
  60. Khaira A, Bagchi S, Sharma A, Mukund A, Mahajan S, Bhowmik D, et al. Renal allograft tuberculosis: report of three cases and review of literature. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2009;13:392-396 pubmed publisher
    ..Tuberculosis involving the renal allograft is a potential cause for graft dysfunction/loss and requires a high index of suspicion for diagnosis. Timely detection and early institution of therapy can help save the renal allograft...
  61. Vourganti S, Agarwal P, Bodner D, Dogra V. Ultrasonographic evaluation of renal infections. Radiol Clin North Am. 2006;44:763-75 pubmed
    ..This article reviews the important renal infections, such as pyelonephritis, emphysematous pyelonephritis, renal abscess, hydatid disease, renal tuberculosis, pyonephrosis, and HIV-associated nephropathy.
  62. de Steenwinkel J, Driessen G, Kamphorst Roemer M, Zeegers A, Ott A, van Westreenen M. Tuberculosis mimicking ileocecal intussusception in a 5-month-old girl. Pediatrics. 2008;121:e1434-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The mother of the patient was later diagnosed with renal tuberculosis attributable to the same (unique) Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain...
  63. Ushida H, Kobori G, Maegawa M, Maekawa S, Kaneko Y, Ohmori K, et al. [A case of urinary and miliary tuberculosis detected during examination for renal failure]. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2003;49:321-3 pubmed
    ..Histopathology by bladder biopsy showed epithelioid cell granuloma. Chemotherapy was effective, but the vesical capacity was contracted to less than 50 ml, and we suspect that the patient will need vesical augmentation...
  64. Verswijvel G, Janssens F, Vandevenne J, Stessens L, Meylaerts P, Palmers Y. Renal macronodular tuberculoma: CT and MR findings in an asymptomatic patient. JBR-BTR. 2002;85:203-5 pubmed
    ..On MR imaging the lesion was hypointense on T1-weighted images, and T2-weighted images demonstrated a thick irregular hypointense peripheral wall and an intralesional fluid debris level. Gadolinium-chelates were not administered...
  65. Mesquita M, Libertalis M, Bakoto E, Vandenhoute K, Damry N, Guillaume M. Late diagnosis of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis leads to irreversible kidney failure in a non-immunocompromised patient. Int Urol Nephrol. 2010;42:227-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Countries with low prevalence of tuberculosis should be vigilant towards high risk groups for tuberculosis because this preventable and curable disease may lead to devastating complications when diagnosed late...
  66. Peyromaure M, Sebe P, Darwiche F, Claude V, Ravery V, Boccon Gibod L. [Renal tuberculosis and renal adenocarcinoma: a misleading association]. Prog Urol. 2002;12:89-91 pubmed
    The association of renal cancer and renal tuberculosis is uncommon...
  67. Larsen C, Moreira R, Hennigar R, Bijol V. Kidney biopsy findings in a patient with fever, bilateral pulmonary infiltrates, and acute renal failure. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008;51:524-9 pubmed publisher
  68. Lachkar S, Casteigt J, Vasseur R, Creuze N, Thiberville L. [Pulmonary and renal tuberculosis with cerebral tuberculoma mimicking metastatic lung cancer]. Rev Mal Respir. 2008;25:97-9 pubmed
  69. Lambie S, Cassidy M. Minimal change nephropathy and renal tuberculosis. Clin Nephrol. 2003;60:439-40 pubmed
  70. Han W, Park Y, Jeon H, Jeong W, Rha K, Choi H, et al. The feasibility of laparoendoscopic single-site nephrectomy: initial experience using home-made single-port device. Urology. 2010;76:862-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To report our early experience with laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) nephrectomy using home-made single-port device for benign nonfunctioning kidney...
  71. Chemli J, Abroug S, Harbi A. [Henoch-Schonlein purpura and renal tuberculosis]. Presse Med. 2004;33:456-7 pubmed
    ..Its little known underlying pathogenic mechanism probably involves an auto-immune reaction triggered-off by various antigens and notably bacterial or viral infectious agents...
  72. Galindo Sacristán P, Osuna Ortega A, Martínez Sánchez T, Palomares Bayo M, Osorio Moratalla J, Asensio Peinado C. [Assessment of long-term renal function after nephrectomy. Study of 53 patients]. Med Clin (Barc). 2005;125:81-3 pubmed
    ..Patients with unilateral nephrectomy maintain the remaining kidney function over time, as it has been described in healthy kidney donors...
  73. Lu X, Xie H, Zou G, Huang H, Xiong J, Shi Z, et al. [Expression of lymphotactin in renal tuberculosis]. Xi Bao Yu Fen Zi Mian Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2008;24:62-3 pubmed
    To study the expression of lymphotactin in normal kidney and renal tuberculosis and the arrangement of lymphotactin and infiltrating CD4(+) T cells and CD8(+) T cells in renal tuberculosis.
  74. Chibber P, Shah H, Jain P. Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for tuberculous nonfunctioning kidneys compared with laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for other diseases. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2005;15:308-11 pubmed
    ..To summarize the results of 8 consecutive laparoscopic nephroureterectomies (LNUs) for tuberculous nonfunctioning kidneys and compare them with 10 LNUs performed for other benign etiologies (control group)...
  75. Daher E, Silva Júnior G, Pinheiro H, Oliveira T, Vilar M, Alcântara K. Erythema induratum of Bazin and renal tuberculosis: report of an association. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2004;46:295-8 pubmed
    ..It was then raised the diagnostic hypothesis of renal tuberculosis. The urine culture for M. tuberculosis was positive in two out of ten samples...
  76. Muttarak M, Pattamapaspong N. Clinics in diagnostic imaging (97). Right renal tuberculous autonephrectomy. Singapore Med J. 2004;45:239-41 pubmed
    ..The pathology, clinical manifestations, and radiological findings of renal tuberculosis are discussed.
  77. Webster D, Long R, Shandro C, Pettipas J, Leblanc J, Davidson R, et al. Fluoroquinolone resistance in renal isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010;14:217-22 pubmed
    ..Alberta, Canada, 1990-2003...
  78. Benchekroun A, Nouini Y, Zannoud M, Ahmed el Alj H, Lachkar A, Belahnech Z. [Cutaneo-reno-colonic fistula in tubercular kidney with staghorn calculus: report of a case]. Ann Urol (Paris). 2002;36:361-4 pubmed
    ..The fistula was successfully managed by single stage surgery (nephrectomy, fistulectomy and suture of colon). Histopathological examination revealed renal tuberculosis. Surgery was completed by an anti-tubercular treatment.