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Renal pseudotumours caused by xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
  1. A R Watson,
  2. H B Marsden,
  3. M Lendon,
  4. P H Morris Jones


    Five cases of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis are described. Wilms's tumour was suspected preoperatively in 2 of the cases and a renal tumour appeared to be confirmed at laparotomy in three. Pathological examination is diagnostic and the condition appears to be always unilateral. Nephrectomy is curative.

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