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Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis causing subcutaneous collections in the thigh

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1719 (Published 03 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1719
  1. Richard Sullivan, infectious diseases registrar1,
  2. Dean Rabinowitz, radiologist2,
  3. Chris Lehane, general surgeon3,
  4. Adrienne Torda, infectious diseases physician, senior lecturer14
  1. 1Infectious Diseases Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2Medical Imaging Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
  4. 4University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  1. Correspondence to R Sullivan richsully{at}gmail.com

A 77 year old man presented with a four month history of weight loss and night sweats and one month of abdominal distension. There was …

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