Emphysematous pyelonephritis caused by Candida albicans

J. R. Johnson, R. C. Ireton, B. A. Lipsky

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Abstract

We report a case of emphysematous pyelonephritis that was proved by histological examination and culture to be caused by Candida albicans. The fungal infection caused urethral obstruction. Nephrectomy alone resulted in complete recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-82
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume136
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

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