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A 5-year-old female with Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome presented with renal mass. A radiological diagnosis of malignancy was made; however, partial nephrectomy revealed granulomatous disease indicative of chronic infection. Although liver abscess is an emerging complication in patient with Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome, this case represents the first renal abscess described in such patients.

Original publication

DOI

10.1007/s00383-011-2931-3

Type

Journal article

Journal

Pediatr surg int

Publication Date

12/2011

Volume

27

Pages

1381 - 1383

Keywords

Abscess, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Biopsy, Needle, Child, Preschool, Diagnosis, Differential, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Kidney, Kidney Diseases, Nephrectomy, Papillon-Lefevre Disease, Tomography, X-Ray Computed