Pyeloduodenal Fistula in Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis

  • Ryan Yan
  • Mark T. Dawidek
  • Drew Phillips
  • Ben H. Chew
Keywords: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, staghorn calculus, pyeloduodenal fistula, proteus mirabilis, XGP


Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is a rare but severe form of inflammatory renal disease associated with renal stones and results in granulomatous tissue invading and destroying normal parenchyma. A serious complication of XGP is fistulization to surrounding structures. We present a case of XGP with pyeloduodenal fistula (PDF) in a 48-year-old female with a history of hypertension and recurrent urinary infections but no previous stones.

How to Cite
Yan, R., Dawidek, M. T., Phillips, D., & Chew, B. H. (2021). Pyeloduodenal Fistula in Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis. Société Internationale d’Urologie Journal, 2(4).
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