What is the treatment of choice for xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Tibor Fulop, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

The treatment of choice for xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is nephrectomy after the patient is stabilized. See the Medscape Reference article Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis for more information.


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