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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 228-231

Fungal ball obstructive uropathy in an elderly female with nil comorbidity: A case report and review of literature


Department of Nephrology, Command Hospital Air Force Bangalore, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Vijoy Kumar Jha
Department of Nephrology, Medical Division, Command Hospital Air Force, Bengaluru, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/injms.injms_32_21

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Fungal balls in the upper urinary tract are a rare cause of obstructive uropathy. We describe a case of renal fungal ball in an immunocompetent lady with extreme of age and gender as risk factors. The patient presented with recurrent renal colic and complicated urinary tract infection. She had complete resolution of symptoms with spontaneous passage of fungal ball and systemic antifungal therapy.


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