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Urology. 2005 Apr;65(4):798.

Compression of kidneys in Erdheim-Chester disease of retroperitoneum: Open surgical approach.

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Department of Urology and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Extracorporeal Lithotripsy and Endourology, Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria. florian.wimpissinger@gmx.at

Abstract

Erdheim-Chester disease is a rare systemic non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis. We report the first case of surgical treatment of severe compression of renal parenchyma by retroperitoneal masses in a 61-year-old male patient with progressing renal failure. After 3 years of follow-up, we have concluded that the open surgical approach is an option in the management of renal complications in Erdheim-Chester disease.

PMID:
15833540
DOI:
10.1016/j.urology.2004.10.051
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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