CT findings are most consistent with xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis.
Patient was admitted to the hospital for management of sepsis due to UTI and medical optimization prior to surgical management.
After medical optimization, patient underwent surgical resection of the right kidney. Surgical specimen were sent to pathology for definite pathologic diagnosis.
Gross and Microscopic Pathologic Specimen:
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1. Nephrolithiasis with features of obstructive uropathy
2. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis with acute pyelonephritis and focal abscess formation
3. Mild arteriolar nephrosclerosis
Question 5: What are the most common organisms associated with xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP)?
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