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Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 1999 June;51(2):119-20

Copyright © 2000 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Staghorn lithiasis. A rare case of bilateral abscess and fistulization

Destito A., Candidi M. O., Viggiano A. M., Lacquaniti S., Servello C., Sasso F., Pisanti F., Alcini E.

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Roma, Cattedra di Urologia


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A rare case of bilateral pararenal abscess secondary to staghorn calculi is reported. It is characterized by a singular evolution in both side, with fistulization along ileopsoas muscle until the Scarpa triangle. Considering the seriousness of this illness, the importance of an early surgical therapy of complicated staghorn lithiasis is underlined.

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