Introduction: Rare, severe and atypical form of chronic pyelonephritis characterized by destruction of renal parenchyma and the presence of granulomas, abscesses, and collection of lipid filled macrophages.
Objective: To study the clinicopathological relationship of the lesion.
Method: A 8 year retrospective study was done to analyze the lesions of renal and ureteric calculi. XGP was found to be most common in female.
Conclusion: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is unusual variant of chronic pyelonephritis. Preoperative diagnosis is desirable with laboratory analysis. Histopathological examination is important to know the type and etiological factor of the lesion.
How to cite this article:
Himani Parmar, Mahesh Patel, Urvi Parikh, Hansa M Goswami. A clinicopathological study of Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. Int J Clin Diagn Pathol 2020;3(3):10-12. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2020.v3.i3a.252