J Bras Nefrol 2021 Apr 19. Epub 2021 Apr 19.
Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Hospital de Clínicas, Pediatria, Uberaba, MG, Brasil.
Introduction: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis consists of a chronic infectious and inflammatory process of the renal parenchyma, a variant of chronic obstructive pyelonephritis. It is more prevalent in middle-aged adults, rare in pediatric patients, with less than 300 cases reported in children worldwide.
Report: Preschooler, aged 2 years and 11 months, male, with 2 months of abdominal distention, increased temperature and intense pallor, associated with microcytic anemia refractory to the use of ferrous sulfate. Read More